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Media Release 244- Shooting Investigation- Valley Crest Drive

Shooting Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a shooting investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, November 29, 2022.

At approximately 3:30 PM, East Precinct officers were dispatched to the 600 Block of Valley Crest Drive, The Park at Sunderland Apartments, on report of a person shot.

Officers arrived on the scene and observed a 14-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound. He was alert and able to communicate with officers.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue (BFR) personnel arrived on the scene and transported the victim to Children’s Hospital with 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**