One Dead in Eastern Jefferson County Shooting

Publish Date: November 24, 2021
Written by: Joni Money
Categories: News

Around 9:40 PM on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, Jefferson County Deputies were called to the 200 block of Chalkville Manor Drive to investigate a call of shots fired followed by a person screaming.  Upon arrival deputies found a 37-year-old male inside the apartment, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  The male was transported to UAB Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The shooter remained on the scene and spoke with Detectives.  After being interviewed, 40-year-old Marcus Ladrell Jenkins was placed in the Jefferson County Jail on the charge of manslaughter with a $30,000 bond.  The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still under investigation.

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