1 dead, 1 in custody in Fairfield shooting

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FAIRFIELD, Ala. (WIAT) — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left one man dead Tuesday morning.

According to JCSO, deputies were dispatched to the 5600 block of EJ Oliver Boulevard around 10:30 a.m. on reports of a person shot.

Once on the scene, authorities discovered a 21-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police say they have one person in custody.

No other information has been released at this time. If you have any information on this case, contact JCSO at 205-325-1450.

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