One dead, one injured in weekend shooting

The Demopolis Police Department is investigating a murder that occurred late Friday night.

DPD Chief Tommie Reese announced Monday that officers responded to a shooting at 512 Blacks Drive where they found Ray Anthony Rowser, 37, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Rowser, who was transported to Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital by AmStar EMS, later died.

Jennifer Martin, the second shooting victim, traveled to BWWMH ER via private vehicle where she was treated for a gunshot wound and released.

DPD Investigators are working on the investigation and are asking for the public’s help. Anyone with information is asked to call the Demopolis Police Department at 334-289-3073 or the TIP Line at 334-289-1475.

The homicide is the first in Demopolis since 2013 and only the second since Reese became chief in 2009.