On Friday, April 9, 2021, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office was advised of a shooting that had occurred in the 5400 Block of Sealy Ann Mountain Road. According to early reports, there was a group of friends who got into an argument at this residence. Shots were fired and one person was hit. The victim was taken to the Mine entrance at the 4700 Block of Sealy Ann Mountain Road by personal vehicle. It was known that ALEA had been working there and they wanted to get the victim to help as soon as possible. The victim has been transported to a local hospital and his condition is currently unknown.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating this shooting. There is no connection to the Coal Mines or the strike.