From Trussville Tribune staff reports
JEFFERSON COUNTY — Jefferson County sheriff’s detectives are conducting a death investigation in eastern Jefferson County near Center Point this morning after the bodies of two people were discovered in a car.
Just before 4 a.m., deputies were called to the 1000 block of Villa Rica Court to investigate a report of a man slumped over the wheel of a car in the apartment parking lot.
They arrived to find an adult male and adult female both deceased inside the car. Both victims had been shot. A handgun was found in the man’s lap.
The investigation is ongoing. Updates will be provided as they become available.