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BPD: Woman shoots, kills man; turns herself in to police

Birmingham Police investigating homicide on 60th Street Ensley
Birmingham Police investigating homicide on 60th Street Ensley(WBRC)
Published: May. 23, 2022 at 7:49 PM CDT|Updated: May. 25, 2022 at 7:07 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: The Birmingham Police Department has announced a woman has been arrested for murder of 32-year-old Alpatrick Mckinstry.

Police say 24-year-old Tykirel Jordan of Birmingham will be charged with capital murder in the death of Mckinstry that happened Monday, May 23, 2022.

Jordan was taken into custody that night in Fairfield. She will be taken to the Jefferson County Jail and will be held with no bond.

24-year-old Tykirel Jordan of Birmingham will be charged with capital murder in the death of...
24-year-old Tykirel Jordan of Birmingham will be charged with capital murder in the death of 32-year-old Alpatrick Mckinstry.(Birmingham PD)

ORIGINAL: Birmingham Police said around 7:37 p.m. they were responding to a homicide at the 1300 block of 60th Street Ensley.

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Authorities say officers responded to a call of a female who shot a male. When officers arrived on the scene, they found the female had left the scene, and the man unresponsive in the front yard, suffering from a gunshot wound. He died on the scene. He has been identified as 32-year-old Alpatrick Mckinstry.

Police say a female later called 911, saying that she shot a male, and was currently located in Fairfield. Officers later took her into custody and transported her to the Birmingham Police Headquarters.

Police believe the two were involved in a romantic relationship.

So far, no word on what led to this shooting.

We will continue to update this story as we learn more information.

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