Law enforcement investigate homicide on Roderick Road, victim identified

Mobile County

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — UPDATE: Mobile Police released the name of the victim shot and killed on Roderick Road. See press release below:

Mobile, Ala. – On Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at approximately 2:01 p.m., police responded to the 1400 block of Roderick Road in reference to one shot. Upon arrival, officers located a female victim down inside the residence suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. 

The female victim was identified as 62-year-old Martha McGinsey. 

McGinsey was pronounced deceased at the scene. 

This is an active homicide investigation. 


MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — UPDATE: U.S. Marshals are on the scene of the homicide on Roderick Road. Marshals Tell WKRG News 5 Prichard Police are on their way to the scene.

Family members of the victim say they’ve been told the shooting was connected to a shooting in Prichard in retaliation.

Original story

Mobile Police are investigating a deadly shooting on Roderick Road Tuesday afternoon.

It happened at about 2 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office Crime Map.

WKRG News 5 is on the scene and is working to gather more details.


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