Police searching for shooting suspect after woman shot on Pinson Valley Parkway

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) We are following breaking news of a shooting at gas station after a woman is shot in the leg. It happened Monday morning around 8:30 a.m. at the Kangaroo Gas Station located on Pinson Valley Parkway.

WATCH: Birmingham Police investigating a shooting on Pinson Valley Parkway

Birmingham Police investigating a shooting on Pinson Valley Parkway

BREAKING LIVE: Birmingham Police investigating a shooting on Pinson Valley Parkway. Working to get more details.

Posted by CBS 42 on Monday, July 22, 2019

According to police, the incident started when two groups of people met at the Kangaroo gas station after leaving work. Sergeant Williams with the Birmingham Police Department says there was an ongoing altercation and one of the women shot another woman in the leg.

The shooting suspect then left the scene headed on Valley Crest Drive. Police say a relative of the other group attempted to follow the woman and chase the car trying to get the tag information from the suspect. That is when a crash happened which caused both cars to run into a ditch.

WATCH: Two cars crash in a ditch after being involved in a shooting investigation.

Two cars crash in a ditch after being involved in a shooting investigation.

BREAKING LIVE: Birmingham Police investigating a shooting on Pinson Valley Parkway at the Kangaroo Gas Station. Two cars crash in a ditch after being involved in a shooting investigation.More details to follow.

Posted by CBS 42 on Monday, July 22, 2019

Police say the suspect then fled the scene on foot into another car. The shooting suspect is not in custody at this time. But Police have an idea of who they are searching for.

The woman who was shot was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and a second person who was injured in the crash was taken to the hospital as well. No word on that person or their injuries.

Birmingham Police are on both scenes. Working to get more details on this incident. Stay with CBS 42 for the latest.

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