Police: Child in house hit during drive-by shooting in Bessemer

Police: Child in house hit during drive-by shooting in Bessemer
Center Street in Bessemer, Ala. (Source: WBRC video) (WBRC Staff)

BESSEMER, AL (WBRC) - The Bessemer Police Department says they are investigating after a child was hit by a bullet fired from a car sometime Friday morning.

The incident happened in the 200 block of Center Street in Bessemer.

Witnesses told police a vehicle driving down the street fired a single shot in the direction of a house. The bullet hit a 4-year-old child inside the home.

The child was taken to an area hospital for treatment. Police say the child’s injuries are not life-threatening.

No other details are available, such as any information about a possible suspect.

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