Girl Shot During Dispute at Birmingham Rec Center

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A 17-year-old girl is in critical condition after being shot in the head at a Birmingham rec center.

The unnamed girl was taken to UAB Hospital with life-threatening injuries after gunfire erupted Tuesday night at the Inglenook Recreation Center.

According to a report from, the girl was struck in the head by a bullet as she was leaving the scene. Police said a female suspect is in custody but she has not been charged with a crime.

The incident happened after dozens of people congregated outside the rec center as two women began arguing about a man.

The teenager who was shot was not part of the dispute.

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