BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A 15-year-old and an adult man were injured in a shooting in Birmingham Monday evening.
Officers with the Birmingham Police were called to the 7200 block of Rome Avenue around 7 p.m. According to Birmingham PD’s Public Information Officer Truman Fitzgerald, an argument during a possible gun sale escalated and turned into a shooting.
BPD said a 15-year-old was shot in the lower part of their body and taken to Children’s Hospital, but their injuries are non-life-threatening. An adult man arrived at a local hospital with a non-threatening gunshot wound following the shooting.
An additional adult man was also found with a gunshot wound in a nearby neighborhood during BPD’s initial investigation, but it is unclear if he has a connection to this case at this time.
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