Gunman on the Loose After Killing 3 People in Alabama

Scene of triple homicide in Gardendale (Brian McAlister/al.com)

Three people were shot to death early Wednesday (July 12) and the gunman is on the loose in a suburb north of Birmingham, Ala., AL.com reported. The shootings occurred at a mobile home park in Gardendale.

The suspect, a 52-year-old Florida man armed with a handgun, fled into a wooded area, the website reported. A perimeter was set up mid-morning Wednesday up by multiple police agencies that have responded to the shootings. Residents in the area have been asked to shelter in place.

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SOURCE: NOLA.com, Kim Chatelain; AL.com