2 in custody after Birmingham teen killed in early Saturday morning shooting


UPDATE: Thursday, June 10, Birmingham police said a second suspect has been arrested in the death of 15-year-old Kelvon Julius. 19-year-old Carlos McCain is charged with murder, attempted murder and assault. He is in incarcerated at the Jefferson County Jail.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — One teen is dead and another is in the hospital after an early Saturday morning shooting.

The coroner identified the victim who was killed as 15-year-old Kelvon Julius. Birmingham police found his body in the 200 block of 12th St S around 2:45 a.m. when responding to a call of a person shot. Julius was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have a person in custody connected to Julius’ murder. The suspect has been identified as Ian Tinsley, 22, of Birmingham, Ala.

Tinsley is currently in the Jefferson County Jail on warrants of Murder, Attempted Murder and First Degree Assault on a combined bond of $155,000.

The other victim–a teenage girl–has serious injuries. If you have any information, call Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-777.

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