Police confirm 3 people shot in Childersburg | News
CHILDERSBURG, AL- Childerburg Police are investigating a barber
shop brawl that led to gunshots.
Around 11:30 Friday morning police say
three people were shot at City Cuts and Fashion on Highway 280 in Childersburg. Teritia Kirkland's nephew works at the barber
shop and says he was cutting someone's hair when bullets started flying.
"There were 2 individuals that had previous beef with
each other," said Kirkland, "They were sitting down. He was cutting one
of the young men's hair and the guys began to open fire."
Kirkland says they shot each
other and at least one bullet hit her nephew. He was airlifted to UAB
along with another guy. An ambulance took the third person to Coosa
Valley Medical Center.
"One individual had a gunshot
wound to the lower abdomen and lower part of his leg. The other, the very
lower part of his leg. And one to the arm," said Police Chief Shane
Burnette believes the shooters
were injured in the shooting so they're still trying to piece together exactly
Jennice Brown gets her hair done
at City Cuts and Fashion. She's concerned about the violence. "It's
a hurting feeling because they could have solved it without guns," said Brown.
"We want to let the young people
know and the old people know don't try to seek no revenge. Just find out
the whole story. Let the law handle the situation and pray for those that
was wounded and pray for those that did the shooting," said Kirkland.
Police are still gathering
information and interviewing witnesses so they say it could be a few days
before an arrest is made.
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