Victim identified in Fairfield drive-by shooting, 4 hospitalized

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FAIRFIELD, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: Authorities have identified the man who was killed during a drive-by shooting in Fairfield Tuesday night.

According to the Jefferson County Medical Examiner’s Office, DeAngelo Dwayne Poole, 24, was gunned down during a drive-by shooting that took place at the Homer E Hayes Soccer Complex on the 200 block of Glen Crest Drive in Fairfield.

ORIGINAL: The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting in Fairfield that has left at least one person dead and four more injured Tuesday night.

Authorities received a call of shots fired around 7:45 p.m. in the 200 block of Glen Crest Drive. JCSO says the shooting appears to have been a drive-by with a high-powered weapon.

The injured victims were taken to UAB Hospital for treatment. Their conditions are unknown at this time.

No suspects are in custody as of 9:30 p.m., according to JCSO. Authorities believe it was a targeted incident.

No other information has been released at this time. Stay with CBS 42 as this is a developing story.

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