JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. -- Deputies are investigating two carjackings that happened an hour apart in Jefferson County Thursday morning.
According to a news release, the first incident occurred just before 6 a.m. in the 5700 block of Valley Road, where a woman had her 2007, black Chrysler 300 (Alabama tag 1C11Y55) stolen from her by two black males in a beige vehicle. The suspects allegedly fired shots at her during the carjacking, but she avoided injury.
The second carjacking happened around 7 a.m. in the 14 block of Minor Parkway. A man driving a 2005, white Chevrolet Impala (Mississippi tag WYE370) was rear-ended by two black males in an unknown make or model, light brown Nissan. The two suspects fired shots at the victim during the theft of his vehicle. He wasn't injured.
Following both incidents, BOLOs (Be On The Lookout) for the vehicles involved were issued to area law enforcement agencies. No arrests have been made as deputies continue to investigate.
Anyone with information regarding either cases is asked to please contact the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office at 205-325-1450 or submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777. You can also submit a tip via text message; begin the text with 7777 then send it to the word CRIME or 274637.