From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
JEFFERSON COUNTY — Two people were shot in an armed robbery attempt on Monday night in east Jefferson County, according to Chief Deputy David Agee.
Agee said that on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, at 6:30 p.m., Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to St. Vincent’s East Hospital after two people came in reporting that they had been shot.
“A man and woman said that they were sitting in their car at the apartments at Spring Villa Court when two men tried to rob them,” Agee said. “The victims said that the men shot at them when they drove away.”
Both victims were struck and suffered non-life threatening injuries. Detectives responded to the scene of the shooting to recover evidence.
Agee said the incident remains under investigation but he believes the pair may have been targeted.