BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham police are investigating the scene of a homicide that occurred during a party Monday night.
According to public information officer Truman Fitzgerald, BPD officers responded to calls of a person shot in the 1900 block of Huntington Lane at around 6:40 p.m. Officers arrived and found a young adult male suffering from a gunshot wound inside a residence, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office later identified the victim as 22-year-old Isaiah Randall Harris.
During the preliminary investigation, investigators learned that a house party was underway at the time of the victim’s death. Witnesses at the scene said the victim and another male were playing video games in a room separate from the main gathering.
Partygoers stated that they heard shots being fired inside the room and witnessed a person of interest fleeing the scene. BPD announced an adult male suspect turned himself into police custody Tuesday and is in the Birmingham City Jail under a 48-Hour Felony Extension for the charge of murder. His name has not been announced to the media pending further questioning.
No other details are available as police continue to investigate. If you have any information regarding this crime, please immediately call the BPD at 205-254-1764. You can also call CrimeStoppers using the 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP.