Alabama Mother Disappears With Two Children After Posting ‘Disturbing’ Video on Facebook

Shonese Fitzpatrick / BIRMINGHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT/ FACEBOOK

Police in Birmingham, Alabama, are searching for a missing woman who posted a troubling video on Facebook that implied she might harm herself.

According to a press release from the Birmingham Police Department, Shonese Fitzpatrick, 32, posted a “disturbing” video to social media that suggested she might harm herself.

“Investigators believe Fitzpatrick has her children with her and is concerned for their safety,” the press release states.

On Tuesday afternoon, Fitzpatrick’s friends spotted a Facebook Live video in which she was loading and firing a gun. While the video was still streaming, family and friends called police.

Shonese Fitzpatrick’s children / BIRMINGHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT/ FACEBOOK

The 54-minute video, which has been viewed by PEOPLE, is captioned “F— it. I’m out.”

“I want to start by saying I love my kids. I really do….but I’m trying not to blow my brains out,” the woman, who appears to be Fitzpatrick, says to the camera, before displaying a gun. A child can be heard making noise in the background.

“This year has me really f—ed up,” she continues. “I just want to do it and get it over with. I’m tired on every level. I just want to end it right now.”

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SOURCE: PEOPLE, Steve Helling