Media Release 21- Shooting Investigation- 1501 3rd Av W
The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a shooting investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, January 22, 2022.
At 11:29 PM, a shot spotter notification alerted shots had been fired at 1501 3rd Avenue W, Third Avenue Package Store. Birmingham 9-1-1 received a call that a male had been shot at the location.
Upon arrival West Precinct Officers encountered a teenaged victim suffering from a gunshot wound.
Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service responded to the scene and transported the victim to UAB Hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Currently there are no suspects in custody.
If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the Felony Assault Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.
Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through the Birmingham Police Department’s Mobile App on Android or IOS devices. Updates will be provided as information comes available.
**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**