Child injured after man allegedly shoots at car he says was going too fast

File photo of police tape. (CBS42/Kerry Robinson)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A man accused of shooting at a car and injuring a child is in jail.

Police say 21-year-old Darius Bennett of Center Point told investigators he fired shots at the car because it was going too fast and it came too close to him.

A bullet shattered a passenger side window. The driver’s 5-year-old daughter was injured by the glass.

Bennett is charged with two counts of attempted murder and unlawfully carrying a pistol. He’s being held in the Jefferson County Jail without bond.

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