BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Chief of Police Patrick Smith confirms that there was an officer involved shooting Sunday night.
According to authorities, the shooting occurred after a robbery at a Family Dollar on McMillian Ave SW.
Officers responded and came in contact with a suspect that fit the description. The suspect and a responding officer became engaged in a physical altercation when the officer discharged his weapon, striking the suspect twice.
The suspect was transported to UAB Hospital for treatment.
No officers were injured.