Birmingham, AL 06/08/2016
Just after noon today deputies responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a residence in the 3100 block of Cobblestone Drive near Center Point. The adult male victim told deputies that he was in his bed when he heard someone kick open his back door. He found a black male suspect armed with a handgun had entered his home. The suspect stated he was looking for the son of the victim who was not home. The victim struggled with suspect and was struck on the head with the gun. The suspect fired several shots before fleeing on foot. No one was shot. The victim told deputies he waited about 30 minutes to call 911.
Sheriff’s K9’s searched the area for the suspect, but he was not located.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.