Jefferson County Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating two shootings that occurred in the Eastern area of the county on Sunday night. At approximately 9:20 PM on Sunday, August 2nd, The Sheriff’s Office received a call that a subject was traveling near the 2500 Block of Center Point Parkway in a Gold Chevy Trailblazer when they heard a “loud pop”. The driver of the Trailblazer realized that he had been shot. The 34 year-old male victim’s injuries are not life-threatening.
Shortly afterwards, at approximately 10:00 PM, The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received several calls of shots being fired at the Candy Mountain Apartments on Carson Road in Birmingham. When deputies arrived on scene, they found a 32-year-old male subject suffering from a gunshot wound. Witnesses state that there were several individuals who were shooting at each other. The victim was not involved in the incident and was hit by stray gunfire. The victim’s injuries are not life-threatening.
At this time, there have been no arrests made in either incident. If you have any information regarding these crimes, please contact the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450.