BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - An overnight shooting in West Birmingham left a mother and child recovering from gunshot wounds.
The incident happened around 12:10 a.m. at 913 8th Avenue West. West Precinct Police arrived to find a mother and child suffering from gunshot wounds.
The mother is listed as stable at this time. The second victim was a 2 year-old male and is at children's hospital in critical condition.
The female victim was able to provide police with a description of the suspect who was later located and taken into custody in Prattville, AL. Police are making arrangements for the suspect to be returned to Birmingham.
Anyone with information pertaining to the case should call the BPD Homicide Unit at 254-1764 or Crimestoppers at 254-7777.
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