Episcopal Albama Church Shooting- A shooting at a church in a suburb of one of Alabama’s major cities has left one person dead and two others wounded- said police adding a suspect was quickly taken into custody.
The shooting happened inside Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church in the Birmingham suburb of Vestavia Hills on Thursday, Vestavia Hills Police Captain Shane Ware said at a briefing.
He also added that multiple law enforcement officers rushed to the site after a call reporting an active shooter at 6:22 pm (local time).
Also, he said one person was declared dead and the other two were wounded and were taken into hospital and confirmed the detainment of a suspect.
Then he declines to release the identities of the victims or the suspect and did not provide any further details about what happened or the extent of the injuries to the wounded.
Many law enforcement agents, along with emergency crews, were at the scene, and emergency vehicles and fire trucks with lights flashing blocked the road to the site. Yellow police tape was extremely quick to put up around the scene.