Around 7:25 PM tonight, Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 600 block of 55th Place in Fairfield to investigate calls of a person shot. Upon arrival, deputies found a 27-year-old male suffering from a single gun-shot wound. He was transported to UAB hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The female thought to be responsible for the shooting has remained on the scene and is being questioned by detectives along with other witnesses. The circumstances surrounding the shooting will be determined as the investigation develops. It is believed that there is no further threat to the general public.