Birmingham police searching for suspect after pregnant woman shot early Tuesday

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham Police say a pregnant woman is recovering after a morning shooting. It happened at Tom Brown Village on 41st Street.

An officer on the scene tells CBS 42 the shooting happened at 2:15 Tuesday morning. The 26-year-old woman was shot under her left breast.

The woman was taken to UAB Hospital and into surgery. Police say she is in stable condition as of noon Tuesday, but the status of her unborn child is not certain at this point.

Police believe the shooter was her boyfriend. He left before police arrived and he is not in custody at this time. Police are still investigating.

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