From Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM –Jefferson County deputies found a woman and two children shot dead in a McCalla home when they were called by a relative to conduct a welfare check.
Deputies arrived at the 5900 block of Coleman Lake Road in McCalla just before 7 p.m. Sunday.
A concerned relative who told deputies that their brother and sister in law had not been heard from all weekend had requested the welfare check.
Deputies arrived with another relative and forced entry into the residence, Randy Christian of the Jefferson County sheriff’s office reported.
Sheriff’s deputies found an adult female and two children deceased when they entered the home.
The names of the victims have not been released.
The investigation is ongoing, Christian said.