7/23 UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 29-year-old Jonathan Andrew Carroll, according to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.
ORIGINAL: A man is dead after being shot and killed in the Adger community.
Sheriff’s detectives are conducting a death investigation in a remote area near the 4100 block of Valley Ford Road.
Around 10:30 a.m., a male caller reported that he was in an altercation with a man he knows and shot and killed him.
Sheriff deputies met the caller at Johns Road and Valley Ford Road and the man led them to where the altercation occurred. Once there, deputies discovered an adult male victim dead on the scene, according to Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked t o call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.