Shooting Investigation Update-Revised Number of Injured

Publish Date: April 15, 2017
Written by: Sheriff's Office
Categories: News

Birmingham, AL 04/15/2017

Sheriff’s detectives are conducting a shooting investigation after shots were fired in the parking lot of a church in Center Point.

Just before 9:30 this evening deputies responded to shots fired near a carnival in the parking lot of a church in the 1400 block of Huffman Road. They went to the area where the shots were heard and discovered four people with reported gunshot wounds. All four victims were transported to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. A pregnant woman was also taken to the hospital for minor injuries she received when she was knocked to the ground by people running from the gunfire.

Five people have been taken into custody for questioning.

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

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