From The Tribune Staff Reports
JEFFERSON COUNTY — An 18-year-old was shot and killed in Jefferson County on Monday, October 18, around 3:30 p.m.
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the 300 block of Valley Road to the call of shots fired. The original calls reported that an 18-year-old man had been shot in the alley behind a store.
The victim was transported to UAB West Hospital, where he later was pronounced dead.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Detectives are conducting an investigation into the shooting. If you have any information regarding this crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777 or the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450, option 2. You may also report information online, anonymously at www.jeffcosheriffal.com.
The story will be updated when more information becomes available.