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.
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