At approximately 11:34 AM on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, Jefferson County Deputies were dispatched to the 700 Block of Fields Lane in Western Jefferson County to investigate a report of a person shot. Once on the scene, deputies discovered one person who had been struck by gunfire. That person was transported to UAB by helicopter. Their current medical condition is not known.
The shooting appears to be the result of a domestic disturbance. Additional family members are reporting that the shooting was a case of self-defense. Detectives are continuing their investigation and are currently interviewing those involved.