Victim identified in latest Birmingham homicide

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – The Birmingham Police Department says they have identified the victim of the 61st homicide in Birmingham of 2009.

34-year-old Roderick Bowers of Birmingham was found in his home at 1304 Avenue H after midnight on Monday morning.  Bowers had suffered from gunshot wounds to the head and chest and was pronounced dead on the scene.

The investigation continues in this case and no arrests have been made.

If there is anyone who has any information pertaining to the case, they are encouraged to contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit @ 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 254-7777.