Birmingham teen charged with attempted murder

Birmingham Police detectives have arrested and charged a teenage suspect in connection with an attempted murder. The incident occurred on Thursday, November 7th at approximately 4:00 p.m., at 11th Avenue North and 3rd Street. Responding to a call, officers found a female victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. she was transported to the hospital for treatment and is expected to recover.

Officers were able to determine the identity of the suspect and located 17 year old Raquan Wilson, of Birmingham, a short distance away from the scene. He was taken into custody without incident. Although Wilson is a juvenile, he is being charged as an adult. He is in the Jefferson County Jail on a $60,000 bond.