Crime Stoppers offering a $1,000 reward for information. leading to arrest, identification of suspects in Talladega teenage murder

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – The Talladega Police Department is investigating a murder and is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect(s).

According to police, on April 12, 2022, at approximately 11:01 p.m., officers responded to a call for gunfire on Howard Street in Talladega. When officers arrived, they located 19-year-old Jahiem Embry in a vehicle parked near the intersection of Howard Street and Lawson Street.

Embry had suffered a single gunshot wound to the head and was taken to Citizen’s Baptist Medical Center before being airlifted to UAB Hospital in Birmingham. Embry was pronounced dead the next day, according to police.

Investigators have determined that the vehicle Embry was found in was shot multiple times.

If you have any information regarding the murder of Jahiem Embry, please call the police or Crime Stoppers using their 24 hour tip line at 334-215-7867 or 1-833-AL1-STOP or download their P3-app tips. Be sure to receive a counsel ID and password to engage with interviewers if you have any follow-up questions. Your tip will lead to a cash reward if the information provided leads to an arrest or the identification of suspect(s).

If you need to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers.


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Mark M. Gagnon