Birmingham PD investigating after child shot in vehicle

Birmingham PD investigating after child shot in vehicle
(Source: WBRC)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham police officers are investigating after a child was shot Tuesday afternoon while traveling down a Birmingham street in a vehicle.

Around 4:11 p.m., police were called to Children's of Alabama after a 5-year-old child suffering a life-threatening gunshot wound was brought to the hospital.

Police investigating say the child was an occupant of a vehicle traveling down Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive when someone fired shots at that vehicle hitting the child.

No suspects are in custody, nor has any motive been identified.

If you have any information that could help detectives in this case, you’re asked to call the Birmingham Police Department at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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