Family shooting in Forestdale

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A man was badly wounded Wednesday in a shooting during an argument between his brother and father.

Investigators from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department said Carlton Green, Jr., 35, was shot twice in the back after he tried to intervene in the argument.  The brother, Dwight Green, 22, shot him twice in the back with a semi-automatic 9mm handgun.

The shooting happened around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at a house in the 1500 block of East Bayonne Drive in the Forestdale area. The victim was taken to UAB Hospital for treatment, where deputies described his condition as grave. The father was not hurt.

Deputies were searching for Dwight Green, who was described as a black male, 5'9", 140 lbs., close-cut hair, last seen wearing a black t-shirt and brown shorts. Anyone with information on his whereabouts was asked to call 911 or the Sheriff's Office at (205) 325-1450.