Around 4:53 AM this morning, Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 4000 block of Lloyd Noland Parkway in Fairfield on reports of a person shot. Upon arrival, deputies located a 26-year-old female who had been shot. Her injuries are serious, but not thought to be life-threatening.
During the course of the investigation, it was discovered that the female had dropped an individual off at a hotel in Fairfield. After she left the location, a vehicle began following her. As she was driving on the on-ramp to I-59 North, someone inside the vehicle that was following her began firing shots at her vehicle. The victim then exited the interstate and drove to the location on Lloyd Noland Parkway where she called for help. She was transported to UAB Hospital for treatment of her injuries.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s detectives are currently conducting an investigation into the shooting and are asking if you have any information to call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777 or the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450, option 2.