Birmingham Police shoot man after he brandished gun at them

Photo courtesy AL.com

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A man brandished a gun at Birmingham officers overnight and was shot.

Our news partners at AL.com report an officer was on patrol around 10:40 p.m. in the Tom Brown Villiage public housing community when he heard sounds of gunfire.

He called in the report of shots fired and officers flocked to North Avondale, finding a man brandishing a gun.

What happened next is still unclear, but officers shot the man, who was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

For more information, visit AL.com.

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