Multiple people shot, 1 dead after Brighton “Love Thy Neighbor” event

BRIGHTON, Ala (WIAT) – One person is dead and five are injured from a shooting–including a child, after the “Love Thy Neighbor” event in Brighton.

CBS 42 has confirmed a child was among the injured but is expected to survive. Community members say the shooting happened after the “Love thy Neighbor” gathering on the 3800 block of 7th Avenue near the recreation center.

Event organizers say there were nearly 300 people in attendance and the shooting occurred minutes after the event ended. Bill Veitch, Jefferson County District Attorney, believes there were multiple shooters. No one is in custody at this time.

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