Police release details of teen’s killing

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The Birmingham Police Department has released details of a fatal shooting that took place two weeks ago.

The homicide took place on March 26th around 10:30 p.m. at #2 41st Street South. Officers responded to a report of shots fired to find 17-year-old Willie Burch in the street, suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded and transported Burch to UAB Hospital for treatment. Burch was pronounced deceased April 7th, over a week and a half later.

A second victim was also injured in the shooting, but is expected to recover from his injury.

Investigators say the deceased had just exited a teen club at the incident location. Witnesses have reported a red Chevrolet Monte Carlo and a square-bodied Buick leaving the scene after the shooting.

No arrests have been made in the case, so far. If there is anyone who has information pertaining to this case, they are encouraged to contact the Birmingham Police Department @ 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 254-7777.

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