5-year-old Alabama boy shot, killed during family dispute, police say

Police: Alabama boy shot, killed during family dispute

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — An Alabama boy was shot and killed Saturday as two other family members exchanged gunfire in Birmingham, police said.

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According to WIAT-TV, the deadly shooting happened about 2:30 p.m. in Collegeville. The family members involved in the dispute “fired weapons at each other,” striking Tanarius Moore, 5, WVTM-TV reported.

Birmingham police said the boy was unresponsive when they arrived at the scene. He was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital, the news outlets reported.

Police have detained one suspect in connection with the incident, according to WIAT and WVTM. No further information was immediately available.

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