Homicide in East Jefferson County Under Investigation

Publish Date: May 26, 2021
Written by: Joni Money
Categories: News

At approximately 9:40 PM on Monday, May 25, 2021, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the 1000 Block of Florentine Circle to investigate the call of a person who had been shot.  They arrived on scene to find a 36 year old black male who had been shot in the doorway to his apartment. He was pronounced dead on the scene.  Further investigation shows that there may have been some type of altercation inside the apartment before the shooting occurred.

Witnesses state they heard several gunshots and saw two black men flee the area in a black Dodge Charger with a third subject who was driving the vehicle.

There are currently no suspects in custody.  Jefferson County Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating the shooting.  If you have any information, please call the Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450 or you may call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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