JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — One person is dead and another is suffering from life-threatening injuries after police said a landlord shot and killed a tenant and turned the gun on himself.

Sgt. Joni Money with the Jefferson County Sheriffs’ Office said that officers were called to a report of a shooting in the 1700 block of Alliance Rd. in Bessemer. When officers arrived, she said, they found a man dead on the scene.

Money said that an investigation revealed that the suspected shooter had fled the scene and was located at a nearby residence.

As deputies approached the individual, Money said, he shot himself.

Money said the man was transported to UAB Hospital. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office confirmed the man, 80-year-old Paul Edwin Vance, later died from his injuries.

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