From The Tribune staff reports
BESSEMER — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office’s START Team is investigating a shooting and crash that happened in west Jefferson County.
Deputies responded to reports of shots fired followed by a crash around 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, 2020.
The incident happened in the 1100 block of Eastern Valley Road.
A male had been ejected from the vehicle and died on the scene. A female was injured in the crash and was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Sgt. Joni Money said witnesses reported someone shot at the victim’s vehicle causing it to crash in the side of a home. No one in the home was hurt.
The cause of death of the male will be determined by the Jefferson County Coroner/Medical Examiner’s Office.
Anyone with information in the shooting and crash is asked to call the sheriff’s office at (205) 325-1450. You can also call Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama at (205) 245-7777.