Teenage girl shot in the head in Gate City shooting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- A teenager is suffering from a gunshot wound to the head after a shooting incident in the Gate City area.

According to Lt. Edwards of Birmingham PD, a suspect shot into an occupied vehicle when an 18-year-old female was struck. The shooting happened on Joppa Avenue.

The victim was transported to UAB Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police are still searching for a suspect.

WIAT will continue to bring you updates as more information becomes available.

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