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Media Release 208

Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Wednesday, September 17, 2020.

The victim has been identified as Marvie Brown, (30), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 8:46 p.m., officers from West Precinct responded to 1705 Cedar Avenue South West on reports of a person shot. Officers found the victim Marvie Brown lying in the driveway unconscious. The victim was shot multiple times and succumb to his injuries on scene.

The preliminary investigation indicate two unknown suspects approached the victim as he was removing groceries from his vehicle. An exchange of words occurred prior to the victim being shot multiple times. The suspects fled the scene on foot. No arrest has been made in connection to this homicide. Detectives have not determined a motive. Updates will be provided as information becomes available.

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.

This is Birmingham’s 71ST homicide investigation of 2020 and 14 justifiable death investigations and 1 non-criminal homicide (accidental shooting). 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 into 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 208 -Homicide Investigation-Marvie Brown