BIRMINGHAM, Ala.(WIAT)– Birmingham Police are investigating a home invasion that ended with the suspect being shot by the resident of the home.
The incident occurred around 6:00 p.m. on 6th Avenue South. Lt. Sean Edwards tells WIAT 42 News that the suspect came to the home earlier in the day, inquiring about a truck at the residence. After talking with the woman who lived in the home, he left.
He returned a short time later and approached the woman who was outside the home. He then forced his way into the home, demanding money from her. She pulled a debit card from her purse, as well as a small handgun from a side pocket, shooting the suspect in the hand.
The man fled the scene and has not been located. The woman was not injured.