Three wounded, 1 dead in Birmingham robbery

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Four people were wounded, 1 fatally, in a business robbery in the 7700 block of 2nd Ave South.

R&S Fashions was robbed around 6:45pm on Christmas Eve. Police say three men entered the store attempting to rob it when gunfire was exchanged between a store owner and the suspects.

The 2 store owners and 2 of the 3 suspects were wounded.

One of the wounded suspects died at the scene.

Police believe the store owners' and another suspect's wounds are not life-threatening.

All were transported to UAB Hospital.

The unwounded suspect is also in police custody.