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Birmingham Police investigating an officer involved shooting

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BIRMINGHAM,AL  (WBRC) - Birmingham Police are investigating an officer involved shooting.  The shooting took place today around 3:15 P.M. in the 3200 block of 17th Avenue North.

Police say there was an altercation between a suspect  and an officer.  The suspect was shot in the shoulder and transported to U.A.B. Hospital with a non life threatening injury.

The suspects handgun was recovered from the scene.  The officer was not injured.  The Birmingham Police Department Internal affairs and The Alabama Bureau of Investigation are investigating  the shooting.

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