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Homicide investigation underway after man shot Friday evening in Ensley

Police: Investigation underway after man shot Friday evening in Birmingham
Police: Investigation underway after man shot Friday evening in Birmingham(WBRC)
Updated: May. 23, 2021 at 2:49 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a homicide after they say a man was shot Friday evening in Birmingham’s Ensley neighborhood.

Police were called to King’s Foods in the 1500 block of Warrior Road around 7:15 p.m. after reports of a shooting.

On arrival, police say they found a man - identified as 30-year-old Rondarius Oji Bryant of Birmingham - suffering an apparent gunshot wound.

Bryant was taken by Birmingham Fire & Rescue to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say after a preliminary investigation, it appears Bryant was inside the store and when he exited, he was fired at by more than one suspect.

If you have any information about this shooting death, you’re asked to call the Birmingham Police Department at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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