Alabama police: 8-year-old shot at apartment complex during shootout

Published 6:39 am Tuesday, June 23, 2020

A child was shot and wounded Monday night during a shootout in Alabama, authorities said.

The 8-year-old was hospitalized and was last reported to be in stable condition, said Capt. Jack Kennedy of the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit.

Tuscaloosa police were called to Crescent East Apartments around 9:20 p.m. Monday night, news outlets reported.

Witnesses told police multiple people were shooting across a span of several blocks.

The investigation is ongoing.