At approximately 8:30 PM tonight, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the 2700 block of Altadena Road in unincorporated Jefferson County, to investigate shots fired. Upon arrival, it was discovered that a male entered the gymnasium at this location where a group of teenagers was playing basketball and fired shots. One of the teenagers was struck and has been transported to UAB Hospital. The victim’s condition is currently unknown.
Detectives are on the scene and actively conducting a full investigation. If you have any information regarding the shooting, please contact the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450, option 2, or you may call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.