MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -- It's some of the most violent surveillance video we've seen in a long time. A shootout in downtown Mobile caught on camera -- amazingly no one was injured. But Mobile Police need your help finding the suspects.

It was the early morning hours the day after Christmas -- 1:30 a.m. December 26th. The surveillance video coming to us from downtown Mobile in the area of St. Francis Street and Joachim.

The video shows the suspect walk up to a car and get a gun out of the front seat and put it in his pants. Moments later he returns with two other people (a guy and girl). As they walk into frame - you can see the suspect is now carrying the handgun. As they go to get in the car -- he reacts to someone across the street and begins firing the gun.

As the two exchange gunfire, his friends hit the pavement. It appears as though he's dodging bullets -- while firing at least 7 shots.

He takes cover behind a late model white Lexus as the other person returns fire. One of the bullets shatters the front passenger window of the white car.

The shootout lasted only 10 seconds. Fortunately no one was injured, but it could have ended much differently.

If you recognize any of the people in the video -- call Mobile Police at 251-208-7211. Callers can remain anonymous.

Meanwhile, if you have video of someone Caught In The Act -- email it to us at We may show it in our newscast.

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