2 adults, 1 juvenile in custody after firing shots at Jefferson County Sheriff Deputies in Bessemer

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BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE (9/5/19): The suspects have been identified.


Two adults and a juvenile have been arrested after allegedly firing shots at two Jefferson County Sheriff Deputies Wednesday afternoon.

The incident occurred at 4:30 p.m. near Arlington Ave. and 32nd Street.

The officers were in plainclothes and in an unmarked vehicle at the time of the shooting. No one was injured in the shooting.

According to authorities, the deputies were working a special detail when a vehicle passed them and came to a stop. The men exited the vehicle and shot at the deputies. Bullets struck the vehicle and the men fled. They were later found by Bessemer PD.

WATCH: Jefferson County Sheriff Mark Pettway holds a press conference regarding Deputy-Involved shooting investigation

No formal charges have been brought against the three suspects as of yet.

No other information has been released at this time. Stay with CBS 42 as this is still an ongoing investigation.

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