Peddlers Inn murder suspect arrested

Eddie Bowman, Jr. (Courtesy: Montgomery Police Department)
Eddie Bowman, Jr. (Courtesy: Montgomery Police Department)

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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A suspect is in custody for last weekend's murder at the Peddlers Inn.

Eddie Bowman, Jr. was arrested around 4:30pm Monday by the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Taskforce.

Bowman had been staying inside an abandoned trailer on County Road 4 at Highway 14 in Prattville.

Authorities say he's being processed and will be transported to the Montgomery County Dentention Facility.

Bowman is accused of shooting two people in the early morning hours of May 13.

One of those victims, Joel Warren, was pronounced dead on the scene. The other victim had none-life-threatening injuries.

Bowman's bond will be set at $50,000.