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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE (12/19): Birmingham Police reports that the suspect wanted in connection with a homicide investigation has been arrested.

Adam Isom, 26 of Birmingham, has been arrested in connection to the death of Cheri Twilley. Isom is wanted for capital murder, attempted murder and discharging a firearm into an occupied building.

Members of the Birmingham Police Department Crime Reduction Team took Isom into custody in the 1500 block of 32nd Street Ensley without incident, police report.

The initial shooting that killed Twilley happened in the 1600 block of Tuscaloosa Avenue.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE (12/18): The family of the woman who was killed in a drive-by shooting Monday after an altercation with a man has set up a GoFundMe page to pay for funeral arrangements.

47-year-old Cheri Twilley

47-year-old Cheri Twilley was killed at a stop sign after an altercation with a man believed to be 26-year-old Adam Jamal Isom.

The Birmingham Police Department is still searching for Isom, calling him “armed, extremely dangerous and could possibly attack another victim. “

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Anyone with information on where Adam Isom could be is asked to call the Birmingham Police Department Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764, or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

11:00 a.m. UPDATE- Birmingham Police say they are concerned and warning the public to be on the lookout for a man who is considered armed and extremely dangerous.

Authorities say 26-year-old Adam Jamal Isom is accused of shooting and killing 47-year-old Cheri Twilley at a stop sign after an altercation inside a convenience store.

26-year-old Adam Jamal Isom is accused of shooting and killing 47-year-old Cheri Twilley.

According to BPD Monday night around 7:30 p.m., Twilley was inside a convenience store on Tuscaloosa Avenue standing in line with her son, when Isom attempted to speak to her and make advances towards her. The brief conversation was pleasant but she refused him, smiled and proceeded to leave the store.

Isom then approached her vehicle in the parking lot and she attempted to drive off. He then got into his vehicle and while they were stopped at a stop sign just a few feet away, he pulled his vehicle up beside them and shot into the vehicle killing Twilley.

Victim, Cheri Twilley’s vehicle

Thursday morning during a press conference, the Birmingham Police Department released photos of the vehicle that Isom was seen driving during the deadly shooting as well as pictures of the vehicle that was shot into.

Photos of Adam Isom’s vehicle

Police say they are currently searching for Adam Jamal Isom as he is considered armed, extremely dangerous and could possibly attack another victim. Authorities have searched his home where they found several firearms but they believe he could still have more in his possession. They also believe he could be in the West End area and they do not have a motive for the shooting at this time.

Authorities say Isom is still at large and considered armed and extremely dangerous. He has been served outstanding warrants for capital murder, attempted murder and discharging a firearm into an occupied building by the Birmingham Police Department.

Anyone with information on where Adam Isom could be is asked to call the Birmingham Police Department Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764, or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

10:00 a.m. – Birmingham Police are searching for a man who is considered armed and dangerous after he is suspected of shooting and killing a woman in a drive-by shooting.

Authorities say it all started Monday night around 7:30 p.m. at a convenience store located on Tuscaloosa Avenue. Police say 26-year-old Adam Isom and 47-year-old Cheri Twilley had a brief altercation inside the store.

After the altercation, they then left the store going separate ways and that is when moments later, police say Isom followed Twilley and opened fire on her vehicle at a nearby stop sign. Police say another person was in the vehicle at the time of the shooting who drove to Princeton Baptist Hospital.

Officers were later told that Twilley succumbed to her injury and died at the hospital.

That second shooting victim is expected to recover from his injury.

Authorities say Isom is still at large and considered armed and extremely dangerous. He has been served outstanding warrants for capital murder, attempted murder and discharging a firearm into an occupied building by the Birmingham Police Department.

Police are warning everyone to be mindful that Adam Isom is considered extremely armed and dangerous, and if you see him not approach him, just call Police.

Anyone with information on where Adam Isom could be is asked to call the Birmingham Police Department Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764, or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

The Birmingham Police Department holds a press conference with the latest in this investigation.


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