Toddler dead, woman injured in Ala. shooting

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police in Birmingham say a 2-year-old boy has died after being shot by his uncle during a domestic dispute.

Authorities say they responded to a home and found an unidentified woman and her 2-year-old son both suffering from gunshot wounds early Saturday morning. Police say the boy died at Children's of Alabama Saturday afternoon and his mother was in serious condition at UAB Hospital. Authorities say the gunman is the woman's brother.

The man accused in the shooting was taken into custody in Prattville, and authorities Saturday afternoon were preparing arrest warrants for him.

Details on the circumstances that led to the shooting were not immediately available.



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