Son killed, mother injured in overnight shooting

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – The Birmingham Police Department says that an overnight shooting has left one person dead and another wounded on Sunday night.

Officers say they found 36-year-old Franklin Little around 11:45 p.m. suffering from an apparent gunshot wound in an alley behind 1525 Fulton Avenue Southwest when they responded to a report of a person shot. Franklin's mother was found to be suffering a gunshot to the arm.

Both victims were transported to UAB Hospital. Franklin Little was pronounced dead by hospital staff. His mother is expected to recover.

There have been no arrests or charges filed in the case.  If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, they are encouraged to contact the Birmingham Police Department @ 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 254-7777.

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