BPD: Person shot in the chest on Ellis Avenue

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham police are on the scene of a person shot in the chest, according to a police spokesperson.

Birmingham Police Department spokesman Lt. Sean Edwards says the shooting scene is located on the 3300 block of Ellis Avenue.

Police say one male victim was shot once in the midsection and once in the extremities.

He was alert when he left the scene and was taken to the hospital with what are believed to be life-threatening injuries.

Edwards says the victim is in stable condition

Police do not have a suspect in custody.

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