UPDATE 12:41 p.m. 12/17/2021: On Dec. 16, Phenix City Police received phone calls about a shooting on Richmond Park Drive, and officers arrived at the scene around 4:45 p.m. Once officers arrived at the scene they discovered the victim, suffering from gunshot wounds, was already being transferred to Piedmont Regional Hospital by a privately owned vehicle. The victim is in stable condition.
Officers questioned witnesses at the scene and were told the shooting was accidental. Phenix City Police are still investigating the shooting and no names will be released because the individuals involved are juveniles.
PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WRBL) – An investigation has opened after shots fired were reported on Richmond Park Drive.
Captain Williams of the Phenix City Criminal Investigations Division shares with News 3 he can only confirm there has been a shooting, and they are investigating the incident at Richmond Park Homes.
Police have not yet confirmed whether anyone was injured in the incident. The scene has been blocked off by caution tape, police ask everyone to avoid the area while they are working to clear the scene.
This is a developing story, stay with News 3 on-air and online as we continue to gather information.