Crime news around the state of Alabama during the week of May 17, 2021.
- 8-year-old daughter shot by drive-by when her Good Samaritan mother stops to help wrecked vehicle drilled with bullet holes. Little girl suffered shot in arm and debris damage but expected to recover; police still investigating.
- 31 kilos of cocaine wash up on beach of Gulf Shores. Police working with state and federal authorities to uncover origin.
- Lee County guilty verdict of robbery and attempted murder in violent 2017 shooting of Marathon gas station clerk.