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17-year-old shot, killed in Ensley

Anyone with information on a Tuesday morning double shooting on Bardstown Road is asked to call...
Anyone with information on a Tuesday morning double shooting on Bardstown Road is asked to call the LMPD anonymous tip line at 574-LMPD.(WAVE 3 News)
Updated: Jun. 2, 2021 at 5:44 AM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A homicide investigation is underway in the Ensley neighborhood of Birmingham following a shooting Tuesday evening.

Birmingham Police were called to the 2000 block of Avenue P around 7 p.m.

Police say they found a 17-year-old male victim in a grassy area.

The Jefferson County coroner identified the victim as Desmon Antwuan McGuire.

Several people were on scene trying to help McGuire, who died at the scene, according to police.

Authorities believe there was possibly an ongoing dispute and altercation before the shooting.

One person was taken in for questioning.

Police say the area was well populated at the time, and are asking for public to come forward with information.

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