Driver flashes gun at other motorist

July 3, 2019

Birmingham police are investigating an assault that occurred on the afternoon of Tuesday, July 2, involving a driver who flashed a gun at another motorist on Woodward Avenue.

Police responded about 2 p.m. to the area of Woodward and Bowers for the complaint of a driver with a gun. The victim told police the gunman was tailgating his vehicle and following him as he changed lanes. The gunman then showed the victim a gun, waving it with the barrel pointed in the air.

Police checked the area for the gunman's vehicle, but were unable to locate it. The vehicle was described as a black Ford Focus. The driver was described as a black male, about 30-years-old with short hair and a full beard and mustache, wearing a black hoodie.

Birmingham police are investigating.

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