Around 7:15 PM on Friday, April 15, 2022, Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies received numerous calls of shots fired in the 4300 block of West Street in Brighton. Deputies arrived to find an extremely chaotic scene, spread over multiple locations, but were unable to locate a gunshot victim. During the investigation, it was discovered that a 22-year-old male, suffering from a gunshot wound, had been transported to UAB Hospital by personal vehicle from West Street. His injuries were life-threatening.
Two other people were injured while fleeing the scene. Neither victim had been shot. One was transported from the scene by ambulance to UAB Hospital for treatment of his injury, the other declined medical treatment.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s detectives are conducting an investigation into the shooting. There are no suspects currently in custody. If you have any information on this shooting, please call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450, option 2 or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.