From the Trussville Tribune staff reports
CLAY — A woman is claiming self defense after allegedly shooting her boyfriend at Cosby Lake Park in Clay last night, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies responded to a call of a shooting before 12:30 a.m. on Friday night at the park where Shaquille Tyra Crayton, 24, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A woman there told deputies that she was being assaulted by Crayton, who was her boyfriend, and shot him in self defense.
This investigation is ongoing and findings will be presented to the Jefferson County District Attorney.