Birthday party shooting: 4 dead, 28 injured in Dadeville, Alabama mass shooting.
At least four people are dead and a “multitude” of others were injured after a shooting during a 16-year-old’s birthday party in Dadeville, Alabama, according to police.
Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Press Release
**Press Statement: Tallapoosa County Update**
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) State Bureau
of Investigation (SBI) can currently confirm there were four fatalities and 28 individuals injured during the course of the incident which occurred at approximately 10:34 p.m. near the 200 Block of Broadnax Street in Dadeville, located in Tallapoosa County.
ALEA Secretary Hal Taylor said, “Today, our hearts are heavy as we stand alongside our fellow officers with the Dadeville Police Department, the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office and the rest of the Dadeville community as they grieve the loss of four young individuals in a senseless tragedy. We ask that you please lift up this community in your thoughts and prayers in the coming days as they continue to cope with the loss and tragedy they have experienced. I can ensure all citizens that our Agency, along with the assistance of both local and federal partners, are working diligently to conduct a thorough and methodical investigation to bring justice to bear to the victims and their loved ones.”
If anyone has any information related to this incident, please have them contact the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) crime information hotline at 1-800-392-8011 or email at [email protected] or contact Central Alabama Crime Stoppers at 1-833-AL1-STOP or at www.215stop.com.
Also, if you have information for the 5th Circuit District Attorney’s Office concerning the incident or need to provide information to the individuals or families concerning victim services, please use www.5thcircuitda.org/dadeville.
Nothing further is available as the investigation is ongoing.