Birmingham police: 1 dead, 1 wounded in Birmingham shootings

Birmingham police: 1 dead, 1 wounded in Birmingham shootings

September 30th, 2012 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Birmingham police are investigation late-night shootings that left one person dead and another wounded.

The Birmingham News reports police responded to calls of shots fired late Saturday and found a person outside a home suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim died after being taken to a local hospital.

Also late Saturday, a second person showed up at the hospital seeking treatment for a gunshot wound to the leg. The injury wasn't considered life-threatening. Police say they suspect the two shootings are related.

Names of the gunshot victims were not immediately released.