From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
SHELBY COUNTY — A 19-year-old man is facing charges of murder and attempted murder after an incident of domestic violence that occurred on Saturday night in Shelby County.
Authorities reported that on Saturday, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting at a residence in the 3700 block of Highway 77. Inside the residence, deputies found Calvin J. Ray, 19, deceased. Sheriff’s investigators believe that Ray had been shot and killed by his brother, Jalen Ray. Following the initial shooting, Jalen encountered another family member and was shot and injured.
Law enforcement reported that Jalen K. Ray, 18, has been charged with Murder and Attempted Murder and is being held in the Shelby County Jail with a combined bond of $180,000. At this time, there are no other pending charges against the other involved family member. The official cause of death for Calvin Ray is pending an autopsy by the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office directly at (205) 669-4181, through the Secret Witness line at (205) 669-9116 or through our website at www.ShelbySO.com.