Areyelle Yarbrough Wiki – Areyelle Yarbrough Bio
Areyelle Yarbrough was shot and killed in Birmingham’s Patton Park shooting on Easter night.
Detectives are searching for the gunmen responsible for killing a woman and injuring five others. Among the injured, a 5-year-old boy.
The shots were fired at Birmingham’s Patton Park Easter night.
She was 32 years old.
Birmingham’s Patton Park Shooting
One woman died, and five other people, including a 4-year-old, were shot at a Birmingham park Sunday evening as people gathered on Easter.
The woman, 32, was pronounced dead inside a car at Patton Park, police Sgt. Rod Mauldin told reporters. The five other people who were shot — ages 21, 17, 16, 15, and 4 — went to hospitals and were stable. The names of the people hit were not immediately released.
The shooting stemmed from an altercation in the park where hundreds of people had gathered to celebrate Easter. Mauldin said Areyelle Yarbrough, who was killed, was an innocent bystander.
No suspects were in custody as of Sunday night. Police urged anyone with information to come forward.
“The preliminary investigation indicates the shooting stemmed from an altercation amongst two groups of males which escalated to an exchange of gunfire in the crowded park. Evidence collected indicates over 30 rounds were fired.”
No arrests have been made. Police believe multiple shooters were involved and asked witnesses to help provide information by contacting Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.
“If your tip leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward,” Birmingham police said.
“This park was full of people, full of families, and we know people saw things,” Birmingham Police Sgt. Rod Mauldin said.