Wednesday morning homicide victim identified

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation after a dead body was foundby City of Birmingham Public Works employees{}Wednesday morning in Ensley. {}The body of 21 year old JamesHolmes was discovered at approximately 6:40 AM.

When responding officers form Birmingham's West Precinct arrivedto the location in the 4800block alley of Terrace R they observed the victim unresponsive lying on theground suffering from gunshot wounds. Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded andpronounced the victim deceased.

No arrestshave been made.