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Birmingham police: Shootout in middle of Inglenook-area street sends 3 to hospital

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A shootout in the middle of an Inglenook street Wednesday sent three people to the hospital. (abc3340.com) A shootout in the middle of an Inglenook street Wednesday sent three people to the hospital. (abc3340.com)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Police are investigating a triple shooting in the middle of an Inglenook-area street Tarrant Wednesday afternoon.

According to Lt. Sean Edwards, three people were shot on Jackson Street North around 4:30 p.m. All three victims were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. They are expected to recover.

Edwards said a person of interest is in custody for questioning and an investigation remains ongoing.

"The three individuals who were shot, we believe they were all involved with each other at the time," Lt. Sean Edwards, Birmingham Police said. "From this point, they have all been transported to the hospital and our investigators will probably follow up with them and try to get more information."

ABC 33/40 will continue to follow this story and provide updates as more information is released.

 

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