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Homicide Investigation Update

The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives have identified the suspect in connection with a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, December 16, 2019 at approximately 7:39 p.m. Investigators request the assistance from the public in locating the suspect in the attached photo.

The deceased has been identified as:
Cheri Twilley, B/F, 47, of Birmingham, Alabama.

The suspect has been identified as:
Adam Isom, B/M, 26, of Birmingham, Alabama. (Considered Armed and Dangerous)
The suspect has outstanding warrants for Capital Murder, Attempted Murder and Discharging a Firearm Into an Occupied Building.

Officers from the West Precinct responded to a call of two persons with gunshot wounds that arrived at Princeton Hospital by private vehicle. Upon arrival, officers received additional information that the shooting occurred in the 1600 block of Tuscaloosa Avenue.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that the deceased and suspect had a brief verbal altercation in a convenience store before leaving the location. A short time later the suspect fired into the victims’ vehicle while stopped at a stop sign. Officers were later informed that the victim had succumbed to her injury and was pronounced deceased by hospital staff. The second shooting victim is expected to recover from his injury.

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.

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