Birmingham, AL 04/11/2017
A 26-year-old man suffered serious injuries as a result of a shooting in McCalla last night.
Just before 9:30 last night deputies responded to a report of a shooting at a convenience store in the 5500 block of Eastern Valley Road.
Information gathered at the scene indicates that a white suv had pulled up to the gas pumps. The suv was occupied by two men, a woman and a child. The male driver went inside the store leaving the others in the vehicle. The male passenger and the female passenger began to argue. The argument turned physical with the male passenger striking the female with his hands.
The driver returned to the car, pulled out a handgun, and shot the male passenger. The driver got into the car and drove away with the victim and other passengers still in the car. The victim was located a short time later at an area hospital.
The victim, a 26-year-old man from Midfield suffered serious, but non-life threatening injuries. He remains in the hospital in stable condition.
The 20-year-old suspect has been identified and is being sought by deputies.