Woman struck by stray bullet during gunfight

Woman struck by stray bullet during gunfight

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Police taped off the area of the incident while investigating. (Source: WBRC video) Police taped off the area of the incident while investigating. (Source: WBRC video)
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

Birmingham police are in the middle of a shooting investigation.

Investigators say a woman was hit by a stray bullet around 11 p.m. Tuesday night at an apartment complex on Tempest Drive.

According to police, the shooting was in response to an incident that happened earlier in the day.

"From what we can gather, according to witnesses this was a shootout between two groups and a stray bullet went into one of the residences out here," said Detective Rodney Rogers.

Police say the woman who was hit by the stray bullet is expected to survive. So far, officers have not made any arrests in this case.

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