Just before 3:00 AM this morning, Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 1200 block of 8th Avenue in Midfield to investigate reports of a person shot during an argument. Upon arrival, deputies found a 38-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to UAB Hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
Witnesses were able to provide a description of the suspect and his vehicle to deputies. Sheriff’s deputies located the 57-year-old male suspect a few moments later. He was taken into custody and is currently being questioned by detectives.
Detectives are conducting an investigation into the shooting. Charges against the suspect have not yet been determined, as the investigation is still on-going.