Around 8:37 PM on Thursday, February 9th, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 1700 block of Republic Road in Forestdale on reports of a person who had been shot. Upon arrival, deputies located a 34-year-old male victim, who had been shot multiple times in the legs. He was transported by EMS to UAB Hospital for treatment. His injuries appeared to be non-life-threatening.
Multiple witnesses stated that there had been an altercation over a vehicle and shots were fired. The suspect’s vehicle was spotted by responding deputies. A 17-year-old male was taken into custody and charged with attempted murder. His bond is set at $60,000.00.