Deputies investigating fatal shooting in North Jefferson County
By Sarah Snyder
JEFFERSON COUNTY - AL — Deputies went to Nail Road near Payne Drive in North Jefferson County and found a 46-year-old man shot in a backyard. Detectives believe the victim's father-in-law shot him around PM Tuesday night. ABC 33/40 was the only station there as deputies began their investigation. The circumstances of the shooting, for now, are unknown. The victim died at the scene. His identity has not yet been released. The father-in-law is in custody for questioning.
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