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Suspects caught after police pursuit in Birmingham Monday

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Two suspects are now in custody, after a police chase in Birmingham where shots were fired.
It all started about 1 p.m. at a gas station on 1st Avenue and   Street South. A customer got out of his car, and entered the store. Two people jumped into the victim’s car, and sped off.

Birmingham Police Officers were alerted to the stolen car’s description, and soon found the suspects driving in the car. A pursuit began, and the BPD says the suspects fired shots during the chase. The vehicle pursuit ended on 85th Street, just below the Interstate 59 overpass.

The suspects jumped out of the car, and started running onto I-59.

A canine officer caught one of the suspects, and the other suspect was caught soon after. One suspect had minor injuries, and no other injuries were reported.

One police officer crashed his patrol unit responding to the pursuit, but suffered no injuries.
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