Birmingham Police ask for help in shooting, crash that killed 22-year-old man, injured 2 children and others

Published: Sep. 2, 2022 at 6:22 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 13, 2022 at 11:25 AM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - UPDATE: Monday Birmingham Police officers gave an update on two children injured in a shooting and car crash on Friday, September 2, 2022, in Birmingham. Officers confirmed the infant is home doing well with family. Officers said the toddler is still in the hospital being treated and fighting for her life.

5 people were injured and a man was killed in a shooting and car crash around 5 p.m. on Arkadelphia Rd Friday.

The man that died has been identified as Demarkus Etwan Moss Sr. of Birmingham. He was 22.

Police have been told both children, a baby boy and a toddler girl, were his.

Father of 2 killed in Birmingham on September 2, 2022
Father of 2 killed in Birmingham on September 2, 2022(Birmingham Police Department)

According to Birmingham Police the shooting began on Arkadelphia Rd just across from Birmingham Southern College.

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Dozens of shell casings were found at the scene.

One of the vehicles involved in the shooting then crashed into another car just a few blocks down the road.

Moss, who was the driver, had been shot and was dead when police arrived. The baby and toddler, according to police, were in the backseat and taken to Children’s of Alabama with injuries. The toddler suffered life-threatening injuries, according to police, They were told on the scene that she may have also suffered a gunshot to her leg.

The occupants in the other car involved in the accident were also taken to the hospital for injuries.

Police do not have any suspects in custody. It is unclear who else was involved in the shooting.


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