From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — The victims of a double homicide that occurred on Saturday, September 3, at approximately 1:40 p.m. have been identified.
According to the Birmingham Police Department, 32-year-old Rodriquez Jerrell Powell and 35-year-old Justin Jarell Taylor suffered gunshot wound injuries in the 4200 block of England Oak Street in Birmingham.
“A 911 call came in about multiple people shot in the area,” Sergeant Monica Law said. “Upon arrival, officers observed two males in a vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.”
The passenger was declared dead on the scene by Birmingham Fire and Rescue. The driver was transported to UAB Hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
“At this time, we do not have any suspects in custody,” Law said.
Authorities ask anyone who has information pertaining to the case to contact the BPD Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.
The story will be updated when more information is available.