BPD: Man who fired shots in attempt to avoid arrest hospitalized

( | Stoney Sharp)

UPDATE (2:55 p.m.)

A suspect who fired shots while attempting to avoid arrest has been hospitalized in Tuscaloosa, BPD officers confirm.


According to Birmingham Police, shots were fired when U.S. Marshals attempted to serve a warrant on Orchid Road in East Birmingham.

The target of the warrant ran from the scene and their is an active search underway.

Police say no one was struck by the gunfire.

No suspect information is being released at this time as U.S. Marshals work on current leads on the suspect's location.

This is a developing situation and will be updated as more information is made available.

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