Media Release 11- 15-Year-Old Child Shot in West Birmingham
15-Year-Old Shot in West Birmingham
The Birmingham Police Department reports a shooting investigation is underway after a 15-year-old was shot in the Jones Valley neighborhood.
At around 1:30 p.m., West Precinct officers were dispatched to a Person Shot call in the 3100 Block of Parklawn Avenue.
Officers arrived on the scene and then observed a 15-year-old male lying off the roadway; he was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and transported the victim to UAB Hospital. The victim has life-threatening injuries.
The preliminary investigation has revealed an unknown suspect(s) shot the victim and then fled the scene in a vehicle.
We believe the victim was targeted.
There is no one in custody.
Anyone with information in the case, please contact B.P.D.’s Felony Assault Unit @ 205-254-1764 or remain anonymous and receive a cash reward by dialing Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.
Crime Stoppers pays tipsters cash rewards of up to $5,000 for their tips.
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