BREAKING IN BIRMINGHAM: Girl, 12, in custody after 2 teen boys shot, 1 critical

Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A 12-year-old girl is in custody after a shooting in which two teen boys were injured.

Birmingham Police officers responded to the scene on Brussels Circle after receiving a call about a shooting at 3:30 p.m.

BREAKING: 12-year-old shoots, two teens in Birmingham on Brusels Circle.

BREAKING: 12-year-old shoots, two teens in Birmingham on Brusels Circle. Police on the scene.Posted by CBS 42 on Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Two boys, aged 13 and 14, were hospitalized following the shooting. One of the boys is in critical condition; the other sustained nonlife-threatening injuries.

According to Birmingham Police Sgt. Johnny Williams, a 12-year-old female suspect was taken into custody after the shooting, which may have been accidental.

The owner of the gun has not yet been identified.

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