19-year-old man found shot in Center Point, authorities are investigating
From the Trussville Tribune staff reports
CENTER POINT — An investigation is being conducted into the shooting of a 19-year-old man in Center Point, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s office.
It was reported that just after 7 a.m. on Wednesday deputies responded to a shooting complaint in the 1800 block of Martinique Drive NE in Center Point. A caller reported hearing two gunshots and then observing a man, with a gun, in some bushes near the apartments.
Deputies arrived to find a 19-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital with what are believed to be non-life- threatening injuries.
Authorities are advising that deputies are currently searching the area for the shooter. The motive is unknown.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s office at 205-325-1450 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.