Man shot in Ensley neighborhood

July 04 2021 12:00 am

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation for a murder that happened Friday night in the Ensley neighborhood.

The victim has been identified as 30-year-old Rondarius Oji Bryant of Birmingham. He was transported to UAB Hospital where staff pronounced him dead.

The shooting occurred at the King’s Foods on the 1500 block of Warrior Road.

Police say that the preliminary investigation suggests that the victim was a customer inside the business. Once he exited the store, he was fired upon by more than one suspect.

If there is anyone who has additional information pertaining to this case, please contact BPD at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

ORIGINAL: The Birmingham Police Department reports that a man was shot in the Ensley neighborhood Friday night.

Officers were dispatched at 7:15 p.m. to the 1500 block of Warrior Road on reports of a person shot. When they arrived, they found a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue transported the victim to UAB Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Authorities say that there are no suspects in custody at this time.

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