BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham Police Department responded to a call in the west precinct Friday night.
Officers were dispatched in the 2500 block of 29th Street Ensley at around 9:41 p.m. Police stated that suspects fired shots near officers responding to calls of a car theft.
Birmingham Police said an officer spotted two suspects running from the scene and pursued them in an alleyway until losing sight of them. Officers searched the area, but were unable to find them.
Police said the investigation revealed at least two suspects were trying to break into a car at a home when they were involved in a shootout with the homeowner.
No one was injured in the exchange.