From Tribune staff reports
JEFFERSON COUNTY — A Jefferson County teenage believed to have been involved with a road rage incident has been arrested and charged with attempted murder, according to Lt. Joni Money is the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.
Money said deputies responded to the intersection of Sugar Ray Dr. and Bessemer Super Highway on a report of a person shot at about 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6.
“Upon arrival deputies spoke with the victim who advised that he and the driver of another vehicle had been involved in what was thought to be a road rage incident,” Money said. “During the incident, the driver of the other vehicle pulled alongside the victim’s vehicle and fired shots into his car.”
The victim was struck in the hip and sustained non-life threatening injuries.
Detectives from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Bessemer-Cutoff Division were able to obtain a description of the offender’s vehicle as well as gain a license plate number. The information was distributed to neighboring police agencies.
“The Pleasant Grove Police Department located the vehicle their city, detained the occupants and notified Jefferson County detectives,” Money said. “With the cooperation of all involved parties, warrants were issued against 19-year-old Da’marriya De’vhon Carr.”
Carr was arrested and booked into the Jefferson County Jail where he was charged with attempted murder. Carr’s bond was set at $30,000.