Police investigation shooting in Bessemer

BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) — According to a release from the Bessemer Police Department, officers responded to a person shot in a car in front of the 1500 block of Fairfax Avenue on Thursday morning.

Officers found a passenger in the car suffering from a gunshot wound.

Paramedics arrived on the scene, treated the passenger and transported her to a local hospital.

The driver and a small child, who were inside the vehicle at the time of the shooting, were unharmed.

The release states that the three people were followed by two suspects when the left a nearby gas station.

One of the suspects fired shots from their car into the victim’s car.

Police say the motive is unclear.

Anyone with information pertaining to the shooting are asked to call the Bessemer Police Department at (205) 425-2411.

Copyright 2013 WIAT-TV CBS 42

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