Police say one person was shot near Norwood Elementary School Wednesday afternoon.
The man was reportedly sitting on his porch when someone walked up and fired at him with an assault rifle. The victim was hit several times.
The shooting happened on 17th Avenue South right behind the elementary school, which was placed on lockdown.
The victim was taken to the hospital. There is no word on his injuries.
Police say the gunman is at large. Anyone with information in this case is asked to contact the Birmingham Police Department.
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