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Crime Stoppers December 15: Who's responsible for a homicide inside a Birmingham Barber Shop?

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Victim: Randell Sanders Victim: Randell Sanders

This week's Crime Stoppers report focuses on a homicide at a barber shop on Oporto Madrid Boulevard North.

You may have heard about this crime or know who's responsible. If so it's time for someone to speak up.

Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper explains how you can help.

"I'm Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper.

What we believe may have been a direct attack on 39-year-old Randell Sanders ends in a life lost. Sanders was killed Friday, November 9th. This is what we know happened.

That morning a black male suspect, wearing a hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans, walked into the "Still Standing Barber Shop. It's on the 500 block of Oporto Madrid Boulevard North. The suspect shot Sanders multiple times. Sanders died.

Robbery does not appear to be a motive because the suspect didn't say anything before shooting sanders. The suspect ran from the crime scene up a nearby alley.

So that's it. Do you want to leave it at that? Or do you want to see the killer held accountable? My officers are pounding the pavement, and they turned up the information I just shared. Now, it's time for you to turn up some of your own.

Just dial 205-254-7777 to submit a tip. And remember: Crime Stoppers will keep you anonymous. Crime Stoppers cannot call you to testify in court, so you have nothing to lose. And finally there can be justice for Randell Sanders.

With Crime Stoppers, I'm Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper."

TO PROVIDE A TIP ON THE CASE: You can reach Crime Stoppers anytime at (205) 254-7777.

Also, you can text 7777, along with your tip, to the word "CRIMES." Or if you prefer to send an encrypted tip online, go to www.crimestoppersmetroal.com click on the "submit an online tip" link.

No matter which method you choose, you will remain anonymous. Each tipster receives a private code number. If an arrest is made based on an individual's tip, the tipster can use the code number to claim a cash reward.

Crime Stoppers cannot call tipsters to testify in court.

Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama is a partnership between local law enforcement, the Birmingham Business Alliance and ABC 33/40. Together, our goal is to make our community a safer place to live and work.

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