Media Release 13- Homicide Investigation- 43rd Street North
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Saturday, January 14, 2023.
The victim has been identified as:
Ryan Donell Marable, (17), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.
At approximately 10:15 PM, East Precinct officers were dispatched to the 5000 Block of 43rd Street North on report of a person down.
Officers arrived on the scene and observed a male victim lying unresponsive in the backyard 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 the victim is possibly a juvenile or young adult. The victim does not appear to live in the Inglenook area.
Currently, there is no one in custody.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.
Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through the Birmingham Police Department’s Mobile App on Android or IOS devices. Updates will be provided as information comes available.
This is Birmingham’s 5th murder investigation of 2023. 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**
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