Authorities said three people, including a 16-year-old child, were killed in east-central Alabama.
Opelika police responded to a call of multiple shots fired around 2 a.m. and found several people injured upon their arrival, Opelika Auburn News reported.
Police said a 30-year-old woman was lightly injured and refused treatment at the scene. Police said two others, a 33-year-old man and a teenager, were transferred to the Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown Medical Center in Columbus, Georgia. Police said the last known case of each victim was that she was in stable condition.
The newspaper stated that the investigation concluded that three cars were shot at during the accident as well.
Police said witnesses told them that the shooter had fled in a white passenger car. No further details were immediately available.