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Media Release 108- Homicide Investigation- 17th Avenue North

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, May 20, 2024.

The victim has been identified as:

Demarcus Moore, (37), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At around 5 p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a Trespassing call at a residence in the 3400 Block of 17th Avenue North.

Officers arrived on the scene and observed the victim lying unresponsive in the front yard of a residence suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

The preliminary investigation suggests a domestic disturbance took place between the victim and his brother. During the disturbance, the victim’s brother shot him.

The suspect remained on the scene. North Precinct officers took him into custody.

He was transported to BPD Headquarters where BPD Homicide detectives interviewed him.

The suspect was then transported to the Birmingham City Jail where he was placed on a 48-Hour Felony Extension for Murder.

Anyone with information on the case, please contact B.P.D.’s Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.

Crime Stoppers pays tipsters cash rewards of up to $5,000 for their tips.

This is Birmingham’s 48 murder investigation of 2024 with 5 justifiable death rulings.

The Birmingham Police Department adheres to FBI Uniform Crime Reporting guidelines set for all law enforcement agencies across the United States. FBI Uniform Crime Reporting guidelines do not require law enforcement agencies to include justifiable death investigations in the total homicide investigations counts.

**The information is based on a preliminary and ongoing investigation, which continues to evolve as investigators interview witnesses, review physical and electronic records, and analyze forensic evidence. The Department’s understanding of the facts and circumstances may change as additional evidence is collected and analyzed**