1 dead, 3 injured in shooting at Alabama birthday party
Alabama officials said one person was killed and three injured in a shooting at a birthday party in Birmingham.
and video statementPublic Affairs Assistant Truman Fitzgerald said the shooting occurred around 10 p.m. local time Friday night. Police from the South Branch of Birmingham Police Station were dispatched to Block 900 North 47th Street after receiving reports that several people had been shot.
Fitzgerald said when officers arrived on the scene, they first found an injured adult woman in front of an apartment building.
Responders “observed at least three adult males being shot” inside the apartment, again in front of the apartment.
Officers provided medical care until the Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service arrived. All victims were taken to local hospitals, Fitzgerald said. The woman suffered unspecified injuries, not from the shooting.
One man was pronounced dead at the hospital, Fitzgerald said. CBS News affiliate CBS42 The man was identified as 36-year-old Rochaude Davidson.
Fitzgerald said a preliminary investigation found the group was “celebrating birthdays and throwing parties” at the speeches.
“An unidentified suspect approached them and started firing at the party’s door,” Fitzgerald said.
No one is in custody. Fitzgerald urged anyone with information about a possible suspect to contact Birmingham Police Department.
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