Shortly before 5:00 AM today, Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 4400 block of Debardeleben Avenue in Fairfield to investigate reports of a shooting. Upon arrival deputies encountered an 18 year-old male who had been shot multiple times. He was pronounced dead at the scene. A 23 year-old male who had multiple gunshot wounds, was located nearby. He was transported to UAB hospital for treatment of his injuries. His condition is unknown at this time.
Detectives are currently on-scene and are conducting a full investigation into the shootings. If you have any information regarding this shooting, you can call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777 or the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450, option 2.