1 person shot following argument at Downey Park

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – One person was shot following an argument at Downey Park Thursday, according to Birmingham police spokesman Lt. Sean Edwards.

The victim was taken to UAB Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Edwards says two individuals were in a stolen gray 2011 Chevy Impala and stopped at the park. An argument ensued, and one of the individuals got out of the car and started walking into the park.

The suspect in the car fired several shots, hitting the victim numerous times in the back.

Edwards says the suspect initially fled the scene but then drove back to the park where he was taken into custody.

WIAT 42 News will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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