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Media Release 48- Assault Investigation Pizitz Food Hall

Assault / Shooting into Unoccupied Business Investigation Underway

The Birmingham Police Department is conducting an Assault / Shooting into an Unoccupied Business investigation after a person was shot and shots were fired into a business. The incident occurred outside at 1821 2nd Avenue North (Pizitz Food Hall).

At 8:30 PM, North Precinct officers were dispatched to 1821 2nd Avenue North on report of a person shot. Officers arrived on the scene when they observed an adult male outside of the business on a sidewalk suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and transported the victim to UAB Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A nearby business (Warby Parker) was shot into; no one was inside. There were no additional victims.

The preliminary investigation has revealed that the victim was struck by gunfire outside of the Pizitz Food Hall; the victim was targeted in this shooting.

Currently we have no one in custody.

If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Felony Assault Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.

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Media Release 48- Assault Investigation Pizitz Food Hall