Multiple people have been injured and four have been killed in a shooting in Alabama, officials have said.

The incident is reported to have taken place at a teenager’s birthday party late on Saturday evening in the city of Dadeville, in Tallapoosa County.

WRBL-TV reported it occurred at a dance studio.

It was not immediately known if a suspect was in custody.

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey said in a statement: "This morning, I grieve with the people of Dadeville and my fellow Alabamians.

"Violent crime has no place in our state, and we are staying closely updated by law enforcement as details emerge."

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