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Mayor William Bell's security detail involved in I-59 shootings

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BIRMINGHAM - AL -

An Alabama Bureau of Investigation continues into a shooting downtown that involved members of Birmingham Mayor William Bell's security team.

ABC 33/40 has confirmed the incident happened last night on I-59 at the 22nd Street Exit.

People in a vehicle next to the mayor's car started shooting at a third vehicle. After that, a chase ensued.

Two Birmingham Police officers opened fire.

One male and a female, who are suspects, were taken to University Hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds.

A third suspect was taken into custody for questioning. The incident caused parts of I-59 to shut down for a few hours Friday night.

The Birmingham Police Department has now turned things over to the ABI.

No charges have been filed.

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