Alabama shooting violence leaves 4 dead


A shooting incident in Alabama has left at least four dead and several others injured, local media reported Sunday.

The shooting occurred in the city of Dadeville at a teenager’s birthday party on Saturday night, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Sergeant Jeremy Burkett said in a news conference on Sunday morning, according to the MSNBC broadcaster.

“At approximately 11:45 p.m., Special Agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) State Bureau of Investigations (SBI) launched a death investigation at the request of the Dadeville Police Chief,” ALEA said in a statement.

Officials have not shared information on whether arrests have been made in connection with the shooting.

In a Twitter post, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey said: “This morning, I grieve with the people of Dadeville and my fellow Alabamians. Violent crime has NO place in our state, and we are staying closely updated by law enforcement as details emerge.”


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