2 charged in officer involved shooting at North B’ham apartment complex

2 charged in officer involved shooting at North B’ham apartment complex
23-year-old Demarieo, McGee 25-year-old Monquez Johnson (Source: Birmingham Police Department)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Authorities are investigating an officer involved shooting that occured at an apartment complex in north Birmingham Wednesday evening.

According to Birmingham police, at approximately 9:40 p.m., two north precinct officers approached a vehicle in a parking lot at 2024 30th Avenue North.

As the officers approached, a gunshot was fired from the area of the suspects vehicle. An officer returned fire, grazing one of the suspects on the arm. No officers were injured. The suspect was treated for his injuries at the scene.

A weapon was recovered from the scene and three people were taken into custody.

The injured suspect, 23-year-old Demarieo McGee has been charged with two counts of attempted murder. The second suspect, 25-year-old Monquez Johnson has been charged with obstruction of justice. The third suspect was released.

Both McGee and Johnson remain in custody at the Birmingham City Jail.

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