Jefferson County sheriff: Teen shot in the face on basketball court

Deputies are currently looking for a suspect who shot a teenager in the face Tuesday night in northeast Jefferson County, the sheriff's office said.

According to law enforcement, a 15-year-old boy was shot at a basketball court in the 100 block of Chalkville Manor Drive around 5:15 p.m. The suspect{} fled the scene while the victim's mother called for help.

The teen was taken to an area hospital and is expected to recover.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to please call the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office at 205-325-1450.