From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
JEFFERSON COUNTY –Just after 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, deputies responded to a report of a domestic assault at a residence in the 4800 block of Vernon Parkway near Grayson Valley.
It was reported that a 62-year-old man had assaulted his wife and her sister at the home. The suspect went outside to his car and armed himself with a handgun.
JCSO sergeant Jack Self identified the suspect as Jackie Harlan Roberts.
Deputies arrived to find Roberts sitting in the car with a gun in his hand. According to the JCSO, Roberts ignored commands to drop the weapon and began waiving it around. A deputy fired a single shot which struck Roberts in the shoulder.
Roberts was transported to an area hospital where he died.