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Homicide Investigation Update
See update under original release

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 his mother 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**


The Birmingham Police Department reports an arrest has been made in connection to the homicide of Tim darius Gamble.

The suspects have been identified as:
Micia Gamble, (45), B/F, of Birmingham, Alabama

Gregory Peck, (59), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama

Detectives presented the initial information gathered on the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office for review. Following the assessment, a Murder warrant was obtained for both suspects. Each suspect has a $75,000 bond. Both Micia Gamble and Gregory Peck are in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail.

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