Media Release 162
Assault Investigation / Juvenile Shot
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting an assault investigation after a juvenile was shot. The incident occurred on Sunday, July 4, 2021.
At around 10:15 p.m., South Precinct officers responded to the 1700 of 1st Avenue South on report of a person shot. Officers arrived on the scene and discovered a 15-year-old female had been struck by gunfire.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel transported the victim to Children’s Hospital with life-threatening injuries. The victim is listed as in stable condition.
The preliminary investigation revealed an unknown suspect began firing shots in an alleyway before fleeing the scene on foot.
At this time, there is no one in custody. Detectives have an active investigation underway.
If there is anyone who has additional information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-
**The information is based on a preliminary and ongoing investigation, which continues to evolve as investigators interview witnesses, review physical and electronic records, and analyze forensic evidence. The Department’s understanding of the facts and circumstances may change as additional evidence is collected and analyzed**
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