Ensley Homicide Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a homicide. The incident occurred on Tuesday at approximately 10:20 p.m. in the 1500 block of Avenue I, Ensley. {}

The victim's identity will be released upon confirmation by the Jefferson County Coroner's office and notification of immediate family.

Officers from the West Precinct responded to the incident location to investigate a report of a disturbance and shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located the victim unresponsive in the front passenger seat of a wrecked vehicle. Birmingham Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased. Officers also located a second assault victim that was transported to UAB Hospital for treatment of his injuries. The second assault victim is expected to recover from his injuries.

Responding officers took two possible suspects into custody at the scene.

If there is anyone with information pertaining to the case, contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit at 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 254-7777.