Child shot in Bessemer

BESSEMER, AL (WBRC) - Bessemer Police say a 9 year-old boy was shot during a disagreement between 2 men. Police believe a man drove to the scene and started shooting. As people scrambled to safety, the boy was struck in an arm.

It happened in the 2400 block of Berkley Avenue around 6:45 Tuesday evening.

The child was transported to UAB West. He is expected to recover from his wound.

Police are interviewing witnesses and searching for suspects.

If you have any information, call Bessemer Police 425-2411.