Child shot on 2nd Avenue South transported to Children’s of Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A child has been shot and transported to Children’s of Alabama, according to Lt. Edwards with BPD.

According to police on the scene, the shooting occurred around 8:20 p.m. on 2nd Avenue South when a shotgun fired during “horseplay,” and hit the child on the arm.

The victim is believed to be between 10 and 12 years old, and right now there are two 18-year-olds being held for questioning.

The child’s injuries are reportedly non-life threatening.

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