2 Killed, 3 Injured In Shooting At Birmingham Nightclub

Shooting At Birmingham Nightclub
Shooting At Birmingham Nightclub

At least two people were killed and three more were injured in a shooting at a nightclub in Alabama. Shortly later, shots were fired at a vehicle arriving at a hospital emergency room, possibly targeting persons injured in the nightclub incident.

According to CNN station, the first gunshot occurred early Labor Day morning at a Birmingham nightclub on 5th Avenue North.

According to a University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital spokeswoman, the incident occurred at 2:17 a.m. on Monday morning when a car arrived at the emergency department with patients suspected to have been injured in an earlier off-site shooting.

Shooting At Birmingham Nightclub
Shooting At Birmingham Nightclub

Reports of shootings in the United States have become more prevalent among locals, and mass is an increasingly concerning problem in the country. Earlier, a 17-year-old teenager was shot dead by police after allegedly killing a police dog and pointing his rifle at officers.

During a news conference on Saturday, Clayton County Police Department Assistant Chief Bruce Parks identified the youngster as Stephon Ford. Parks stated that the incident occurred shortly before 2 a.m. near Jonesboro, Georgia, which is about 17 miles south of Atlanta.

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On August 28, CNN reported that a faculty member at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill was shot dead on campus, and a suspect has been brought into custody, according to a school spokesman.

People were forced to seek refuge for several hours as police investigated. Shots were reportedly fired at the school’s Caudill Laboratories at 1:02 p.m. ET. Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz confirmed the arrest of a suspect just after 2:30 p.m.

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