Sleeping 12-year-old girl killed in drive-by shooting
The Associated Press
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Authorities say a 12-year-old girl has been killed by gunfire as she slept in her Birmingham home.
The Birmingham Police Department said officers responded to a report of a person shot, and firefighters pronounced the girl dead on the scene.
The Jefferson County Coroner’s office identified the girl as 12-year-old Audriana Pearson.
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said Pearson was in her bed when she was struck by a bullet from a drive-by shooting.
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12/21/2022 2:30:07 PM (GMT -6:00)