Shooting Investigation

Publish Date: June 7, 2017
Written by: Sheriff's Office
Categories: News | Shooting

Birmingham, AL 06/07/2017

Deputies are investigating a shooting that occurred this evening in north eastern Jefferson County.

Just before 8:00 pm this evening deputies responded to a report of gunshots in the 100 block of Valley Court.

They arrived to find an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound to his face. The victim was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries.

The adult male suspect fled the scene in in a small red car. A description of the suspect was broadcast to other deputies in the area. The suspect was located and taken into custody in the 2900 block of 2nd Place NW. He is being questioned by detectives.

Information at the scene is that the two men were outside the apartments arguing when the suspect pulled a gun and shot the victim.

The investigation is ongoing. Updates will be provided as they become available.

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