Police say teen and driver sparked mass shooting following peace rally
BIRMINGHAM, Al. — Police say a teenager and the driver of a red Ford Mustang engaged in a gun battle after a peace rally that left one person dead and five other people wounded.
Birmingham police Lt. Sean Edwards said in an update on the case that witnesses said one of the shooting victims, a teenager, had opened fire on the man driving the Mustang Sunday evening.
Edwards said the teen and the driver than began shooting at each other, and the driver of the Mustang “recklessly returned fire” and shot several bystanders in the area.
Police said the teenager and the driver had a previous dispute with one another.
Police identified the man killed as 20-year-old Bobby Clayton of Birmingham.
No charges had been filed by early Monday afternoon.