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Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, April 13, 2020.

The victim has been identified as Tim darius Gamble, (21), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama.

At approximately 8:02 p.m., Officers from the West precinct responded to a domestic call at 716 Ave H. Upon arrival officers discovered the victim in the back yard of the residence lying on the ground unresponsive beside a vehicle. Birmingham Fire and Rescue along with Jefferson County Coroner reported to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.

The preliminary investigation suggest the victim was involved in an ongoing domestic dispute with a family member which escalated. Detectives have a person of interest in custody. However information is still needed.

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 26th homicide investigation of 2020 and 4 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 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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