Crime Stoppers July 14: We need your help to solve a 1998 cold case

Marcus Junuies

It's been more than 14 years since Marcus Junuies was gunned down, but his killer could still be out there.{}If you can help police find who's responsible for his murder, Crime Stoppers will give you cash.

Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper has this week's homicide report.{}"I'm Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper.{}Your help is critical to cracking this cold case. We need to hear anything you might recall.It was January 7, 1998, when the victim, Marcus Junuies, was murdered.Around 9:30 that night, police were called to the 4100 block of 5th Avenue South.{}When they got there, they found Junuies lying on the floor. He{}had been shot in the head. Several neighbors said they heard three gunshots coming from his house.{}Investigators have no other leads.{}So if you know anything, we need to hear from you. We understand you may not want to talk.But remember: Crime Stoppers will never ask for your name.{}You remain anonymous, and your tip will help us keep a killer from killing again.So go ahead and dial 205-254-7777.{}Remember, there's no caller ID, and Crime Stoppers cannot call you to court to testify.{}Plus, there's a cash reward if there's an arrest.So make the right call for Marcus Junuies, and make sure his killer is held accountable.With Crime Stoppers. I'm Police Chief A.C. Roper."


TO PROVIDE A TIP ON THE CASE:{} You can reach Crime Stoppers anytime at (205) 254-7777.

Also, you can text 7777, along with your tip, to the word "CRIMES."{} Or if you prefer to send an encrypted tip online, go to{}{}and click on the "submit an online tip" link.

No matter which method you choose, you will remain anonymous.{} Each tipster receives a private code number.{} If an arrest is made based on an individual's tip, the tipster can use the code number to claim a cash reward.

Crime Stoppers cannot call tipsters to testify in court.

Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama is a partnership between local law enforcement, the Birmingham Business Alliance and ABC 33/40.{} Together, our goal is to make our community a safer place to live and work.