Police investigating after teenager shot in Birmingham

BPD: Investigation after 15-year-old shot on Rome Avenue
Published: Jul. 25, 2022 at 7:14 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 26, 2022 at 5:21 AM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Police are investigating after they say a 15-year-old was shot in Birmingham Monday evening.

The Birmingham Police Department confirms the shooting happened in the 7200 block of Rome Avenue.

We’re told the teen suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say two suspects showed up at the home and an argument took place involving the victim. Shots were then fired.

Police believe the victim then went across the street to get help. Police say they were told a shootout possibly continued as the victim fled. The also say this may have been a dispute over a firearm.

While officers were investigating, they say a second person shot arrived at a hospital. BPD is investigating the possibility of that person being involved in this case.

In addition, police say they received a report of a third person shot at a different location while on the scene, and they are also investigating the possibility of that person being involved in this case.

Officers are continuing to investigate, and we will provide any updates as they are released.


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