One dead, four shot dead after apparent driving exposure in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (WBRC) – The Birmingham Police Department investigating a homicide in the 800 block of 2nd Avenue North. Just after 3am on Sunday August 7, Birmingham Police were called to the scene following a report of a shot person.

Officers say when they arrived at the scene, they saw an adult woman lying in a parking lot with apparent gunshot wounds. Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

DPT says a preliminary investigation revealed that several people were in the parking lot at the time, helping to conduct an exhibit. Officers say a collision led to an argument and then gunfire. At that time, officers say a total of five people were shot. Two men and two women were taken to hospital for treatment, according to the BPD.

The BPD says they have a person of interest in custody for questioning, but officers believe there are multiple shooters in this case.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Birmingham Police directly at (205) 254-1764, or call Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-7777.

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