Incident

3-24-2016 Alabama Birmingham 1-1

Location

March 24, 2016

Village Market
7700 block of 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama
Geolocation: 33.5593, -86.7257

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 4
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Family
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Unharmed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Playing with gun
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child picked up & fired gun
  • Child injured by child

Notes

Child grazed when gun left in car w/children was found and discharged. LEO believe child's sister fired gun; no charges expected in case.

District

Congressional District: 7
State Senate District: 18
State House District: 59