Homicide on 47th St N in Birmingham ruled justifiable

Homicide on 47th St N in Birmingham ruled justifiable
Homicide ruled justifiable (Source: WBRC)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives received a ruling from the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office in connection with the homicide investigation of Reginald Martin who was killed Sunday.

The Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office ruled the actions of the subject involved were justified as defense. This investigation is reclassified as Justified Death. There will be no criminal charges to follow.

Police with the south precinct were called to a residence in the 800 block of 47th Street North around 5 p.m. Sunday.

When they arrived, a victim suffering a gunshot wound was found in the doorway of the residence. The victim has been identified as 24-year-old Reginald Tyrone Martin, Jr.

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