Physical altercation leads to officer-involved shooting Sunday night in B’ham

Physical altercation leads to officer-involved shooting Sunday night in B’ham
McMillian Ave SW

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Chief of Police Patrick Smith confirms that there was an officer-involved shooting Sunday night on McMillan Ave. SW.

According to authorities, the shooting occured after a robbery at a Family Dollar.

Officers responded and came in contact with a suspect that fit the description. The suspect and a responding officer became engaged in a physical altercation when the officer discharged his weapon, striking the suspect twice.

The suspect was transported to UAB Hospital for treatment.

No officers were injured.

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