Officials: Chalkville area safe, but always be careful

Chalkville shooting update

CHALKVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) — The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office wants the community around Chalkville Elementary School to know that their area is safe despite a shooting behind the school on Tuesday.  Sheriff’s deputies believe the shooter and victim knew each other and had an on-going issue.

Still they want parents to tell their children to be careful who they hang out with. Investigators haven’t been able to interview the victim. He’s still recovering from a gunshot wound to his jaw.

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