6-year-old Carlos Moore among 3 injured in east Birmingham shooting


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a reported shooting where two adults and a 6-year-old boy were injured Thursday night.

According to Sgt. Rod Mauldin, the shooting occurred in the 4500 block of 5th Avenue South in the Crestwood area. A total of 10 shots were fired, striking the three victims and ending with the car they were in striking a power pole.

The child, whose father identified him as Carlos Moore, was taken to Children’s of Alabama with life-threatening injuries, but by 9 p.m., his condition was upgraded to stable.

The adult victims were taken to UAB Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

Mauldin said the shooting may have been the result of road rage and that they consider the suspect, who was in a white sedan, armed and dangerous.

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