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Attempted Murder Investigation

The Birmingham Police Department reports an arrest has been made in connection to an attempted murder investigation where a one year old child was wounded. The incident occurred on Sunday, April 26, 2020.

The child is hospitalized and recovering from injuries.

At approximately 5:09 p.m., North Precinct Officers responded to 1227 12th Street North on a call of a person shot (1 year old child) at the location. Upon arrival officers discovered the child in a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers rendered aid until medics arrived. Birmingham Fire and Rescue transported the child to Children’s Hospital. The child sustained nonlife threatening injuries.

The preliminary investigation suggest the shooting occurred at 1134 4th Place North were multiple rounds were fired. The victim was transported to 1227 12th Street North were authorities were notified. Leads gathered by detectives lead to an arrest, however this is an ongoing investigation.

The suspect has been identified as
Larry Jackson Jr., (20), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama

BPD Investigators presented the information gathered on the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office for review. Following the assessment of the information, an Attempted Murder (bond $60,000) and Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Vehicle warrant ($30,000) were obtained. The suspect was arrested and will be held in the custody of the Jefferson County Jail.

Detectives are seeking information on other individuals involved in this shooting. If there is anyone who has information pertaining to the case, please contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit @ 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers @ 205-254-7777.

*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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