Shortly before noon on Thursday, June 23, 2022, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office was called to the 1700 block of Carson Road to investigate an automobile accident where two occupants were transported to local hospitals and one was pronounced dead at the scene. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office retrieved the body of the 33-year-old victim from the wreckage. Upon retrieval, it was found that the victim was suffering from gunshot wounds. The other adult in the vehicle is in critical condition and unable to speak with detectives regarding the circumstances surrounding the incident at this time. The other victim is a child under 10-years-old, whose condition is not being released.
The detectives from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team and the Criminal Division are conducting the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting and the automobile crash. If you have any information, or if you saw anything leading up to the accident, please call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777. You may also call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450, option 2.