At approximately 3:30 PM on Friday, October 9, 2020, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received multiple calls of shots being fired, followed by a single vehicle accident. Deputies arrived on the scene at the 1100 block of Eastern Valley Road to find a female injured from the automobile accident and a male subject who had been thrown from the same vehicle. He was reported as deceased on the scene. His cause of death will be determined by the Coroner’s Office. The female was transported to a local hospital with what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries.
According to witness reports, shots were fired at the victim’s vehicle by the occupants of another vehicle, causing the victim’s vehicle to crash into the side of a home. No one in the home was injured.
This is an ongoing investigation. If you have any information regarding this crime, please call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450 or you can call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s START team is investigating.