Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shots Fired into Car in Center Point

Publish Date: August 9, 2016
Written by: Brittany Sharp
Categories: News

Birmingham, AL 08/09/2016

Just before 5:00 pm this evening deputies responded to a report of shots being fired into a car at 20th Street and 3rd Avenue NE.

It was reported that a black male had fired shots into a car at that location and fled on foot. A description of the shooter was broadcast to responding deputies. A deputy in the area located the suspect in the parking lot of some nearby apartments. Upon seeing the deputy the suspect laid down and surrendered. He was found in possession of a handgun. He admitted to the deputy that he had shot the car.

The suspect, a twenty-one year old male, was taken into custody and is being questioned by detectives.

One of the occupants of the car suffered minor injuries from flying glass. No one else was hurt.

The investigation is ongoing. Updates will be provided as they become available.

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