One killed, one injured in Birmingham shooting

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – The Birmingham Police Department is reporting that a man was killed and a female was injured in a shooting that took place on Friday afternoon.

Officers from the South Precinct responded to a report of a male and female shot on 42nd Place and Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard around 2:30 p.m. Upon arriving on the scene, officers located both the victims and found them suffering from gunshot wounds.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue transported both victims to UAB Hospital for treatment. The female was treated for a non-life threatening gunshot to the leg. The male victim, 23-year-old Donnie Ratcliff, was suffering from a gunshot wound to the head and was pronounced deceased on Sunday.

If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, they are encouraged to contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit @ 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 254-7777.  

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