BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham police are investigating a shooting that left an adult woman dead and two children injured Tuesday night.
Officer Truman Fitzgerald with the Birmingham Police Department reported that responding officers arrived at an apartment in the 100 block of 9th Avenue West and found a woman that had been shot dead. The BPD announced Wednesday the victim was identified as 24-year-old Corieonna Shantrice Hines.
Two children, ages seven and 13, had also been shot and were transported to a local hospital. The BPD stated Wednesday their injuries were not life-threatening.
Fitzgerald said that the preliminary investigation suggests that a man who was possibly in a previous relationship with the victim entered the apartment and fired shots.
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