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Media Release 195- Homicide Investigation- Pine Avenue Southwest

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, September 17, 2023.

The victim has been identified as:

TiMira Pullom, (28), B/F, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 12:45 a.m., West Precinct officers were dispatched to a Person Shot call at a residence in the 3700 Block of Pine Avenue Southwest.

Officers arrived on the scene and then entered the residence when they observed the victim unresponsive suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

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

The preliminary investigation suggests the victim was shot during a domestic violence incident.

Early Sunday, BPD Crime Reduction Team officers took the suspect into custody in Birmingham.

Homicide detectives interviewed the suspect at Birmingham Police Headquarters; he was then booked into the Birmingham City Jail under a 48-hour Felony Extension for Capital Murder (Child Present).

The suspect has been identified as:

Arkeem Marshall, (32), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

Birmingham Police Detectives presented information on the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office. After an assessment of the information, detectives obtained a warrant for Capital Murder (Child Present).

Arkeem Marshall is in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail.

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 becomes available.

This is Birmingham’s 85th murder investigation of 2023 with 7 justifiable death investigations). 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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Media Release 195- Homicide Investigation- Pine Avenue Southwest