Morton Simpson Housing Community Shooting Death of Ahmad Rash Cockrell – Obituary
21-year-old Ahmad Rash Cockrell has died in a fatal Birmingham, Alabama shooting that occurred at the Morton Simpson Housing Community in the 900 block of 44th Pace N. Ahmad was shot on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, after an argument.
According to official reports, Ahmad was told to leave the apartment by the suspect. Upon hearing this, Ahamd started firing at the suspect and struck him in the leg.
The suspect got a rifle and opened fire at Ahmad. When police arrived, they found him lying outside and pronounced him deceased at the scene.
The suspect was taken to a local hospital with injuries described as minor.
Investigations into the shooting are ongoing and if you have any information, you are encouraged to contact BPD Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.