Birmingham Police investigating homicide in the 900 block of 46th Pl N

Detectives from the Birmingham Police department are investigating a homicide that occurred at approximately 5:30 Friday evening in the 900 block of 46th Place North.{} The victim of the shooting has been identified as 29 year old Octavius Cooper.

Two suspects have been taken into custody in this case.

Officers from Birmingham's South Precinct responded to the area after reports of two suspects chasing and shooting at each other.{} Officers located the two suspects and took them into custody.

Officers were alerted to the victim's location and Cooper was found unresponsive inside his home.

It is believed that Cooper was an innocent bystander when the shooting occurred.