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Media Release 51

Assault Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting an investigation of a 2 year old wounded by gunfire. The incident occurred Saturday, February 27, 2021.

Just after 2:00 a.m., the Birmingham Police Departments 911 Communication Division received a call of a 2 year old shot. The child was transported to St. Vincents East by personal vehicle. The child injuries are life threatening. It was determined the incident occurred in the vicinity of the 200 block of Boxwood Circle.

The preliminary investigation indicates an altercation occurred amongst adults which escalated to shots being fired. No arrest has been made in this investigation. Updates will be provided as this case develops.

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 @ 205-2547777.

**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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Media Release 51- Two Year Old Child Shot