One dead, five injured in Alabama rally shooting


Six people were shot, one of them fatally, when gunfire broke out after a rally at a Birmingham public housing project on Sunday, media reports said.

The shooting occurred at the Gate City public housing community, Birmingham police spokesman Sergeant Bryan Shelton said.

All six victims were bystanders, Shelton said. The shooting broke out about an hour after a peace rally in the community’s Lewis Park closed.

Five of the six shot are in stable condition.

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