From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
JEFFERSON COUNTY —Detectives with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting homicide that occurred Saturday afternoon, according to the department.
At about 3:30 this afternoon deputies responded to a report of a shooting in front of a residence in the 800 block of Gary Avenue near Bessemer. They arrived to find an adult male victim suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
The victim was transported to an area hospital. He was pronounced deceased shortly after arrival.
Authorities believe the victim and an adult female were sitting in a car in front of the house when a black male suspect walked up and fired shots into the vehicle. The suspect fled the scene on foot. The female was not injured.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.