1 dead in fourth B’ham shooting since Wednesday afternoon

1 dead in fourth B’ham shooting since Wednesday afternoon
Birmingham police are investigating a shooting at a daycare on 3rd Ave. West. (Source: WBRC)

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Birmingham police are investigating four different shootings that happened Wednesday, including one with a fatality and another outside a daycare.

Birmingham police have confirmed the fatal shooting in the 600 block of Delta Street SW happened at approximately 6:57 p.m. The victim has been identified as 43-year-old Derrick Dwayne Daniels. Police say a suspect fired shots from a vehicle as it drove by. There is not a suspect in custody.

The other three shootings, according to Sgt. Johnny Williams, happened in the 7300 block of Oporto Madrid Blvd., the 600 block of 3rd Ave. West and the 1500 block of Pearson Ave.

The shooting victim on Oporto Madrid Blvd. was shot in the neck, police say, and the victim on 3rd Ave. West was shot in the back.

The shooting on 3rd Ave. West took place at a daycare, police say. They say a man and employee had an altercation outside the building before the man shot a different employee. There were children inside the daycare during the shooting. Police are currently searching for the suspect.

This story is developing.

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