Shooting Victim Update

Publish Date: May 13, 2024
Written by: Henry Irby
Categories: News

On May 12, 2024, at approximately 10:08 PM, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the 2400 block of 5th Street NW, Center Point, Alabama to investigate a report of a person shot.  Upon arrival, deputies discovered a 14-year-old male victim (not a 16-year-old male victim as previously reported), suffering from an apparent gunshot wounds.  Center Point Fire and Rescue arrived at the scene a transported the victim to Children’s Hospital for treatment of his wounds.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim may have been accidentally shot by a relative.  There is no update as to the condition of the victim.

There has been no arrest or charges filed in the case.  If there is any who has information pertaining to the case, they are encouraged to contact the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450, option 2 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.



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