Media Release 281
Homicide Investigation Update
The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives have charged a suspect in connection with a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at approximately 11:37 p.m.
The victim has been identified as:
Efrem Fulford, B/M, 57, of Birmingham, Alabama.
Officers from the East Precinct responded to a call of a person shot at 3838 39th Court North. Upon arrival officers located the victim lying in the front yard unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to UAB hospital by Birmingham Fire & Rescue for treatment. Investigators later received information that the victim had succumbed to his injury and was pronounced deceased by hospital staff. Officers later discovered another subject inside the residence that was also suffering from a gunshot wound. The second subject, who would later be identified as a suspect, was transported to UAB hospital by Birmingham Fire & Rescue for treatment. The second subject/suspect’s condition was classified as critical but he recovered from his injury.
Investigators found that the shooting was the result of an argument.
The suspect has been identified as:
David Scarborough, W/M, 48, of Birmingham, Alabama. A Murder warrant has been obtained against the suspect. The suspect was transported from UAB Hospital to the custody of the Jefferson county Jail.
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