JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Audriana Pearson has been identified as the 12-year-old girl shot dead Tuesday night as she slept in her bed in an apparent drive-by shooting in Jefferson County, Alabama.

Pearson was killed after bullets from a drive-by shooting entered her bedroom as she slept in her bed Tuesday night.


According to reports, the shooting occurred around 2:00 a.m. in the 500 block of 16th Avenue Northwest in Center Point.

First responders pronounced Pearson dead of gunshot injuries.

Anyone with possible information regarding the tragic shooting should contact Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777 or call 205-254-1764 to speak directly with a detective.


Geo quick facts: Jefferson County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Alabama, located in the central portion of the state. As of the 2010 census, its population was 658,466. Its county seat is Birmingham, the most populous city in the state – Wikipedia.