At 4:37 AM this morning, Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to several reports of shots fired in the 6700 block of Forest Drive in Fairfield. Upon arrival, they located a 31-year-old male who had been shot in the leg. Deputies employed life-saving measures on the victim until medical personnel could arrive. The victim was transported to the hospital with serious injuries, his condition is unknown at this time.
The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still under investigation. If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please call 205-325-1450, option 2, or you may call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.