2 dead in apparent murder-suicide on Rice Creek Lane in Bessemer

Crime

BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Bessemer Friday afternoon.

Authorities were called to a residence on Rice Creek Lane just after 12:45 p.m. on a report of two people shot. Deputies found a man and a woman dead on the scene.

An elderly subject was also at the scene but was unharmed in the shooting.

JCSO is classifying the incident as a murder-suicide at this time.

No other information has been released at this time. This is an ongoing investigation.


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