Woman Killed By Stray Bullet While Holding Her Infant Son

Source: Jon Reed / AL.com

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Children were back to playing games and riding bikes at the Gate City housing complex Monday evening, but the loved ones of Sheri Williams were still in mourning.

Williams, 24, was killed before 1 p.m. Monday when a bullet intended for somebody else hit her in the chest as she stood in the door of her apartment on 64th Court Way South, according to Birmingham police. Her 10-day-old son was in her arms, but was not hurt.

One man had been chasing another man down the street and shooting at him after the two got into a fight at a nearby restaurant, Birmingham Police Department spokesman Sgt. Johnny Williams Jr. said.

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