Fatal shooing in Center Point

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Early Monday morning Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a home in the Center Point area where that had reportedly been a shooting.

Investigators just confirmed a man was shot and killed outside a home on 21st Avenue NW near the Center Point area. We’re told another man was shot in the leg and taken to the hospital, but he is expected to recover. Investigators say they have identified the suspect and he is in custody.

We spoke with several men who told us they were friends of the victim. They told us their friend, a man in his 30′s, had been shot and killed outside his home.

We did see the coroner arrive on the scene. Deputies put up crime scene tape around the home and appeared to take evidence from the area. Other deputies took pictures of the crime scene and spoke with neighbors and witnesses.

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