Police investigating 3rd Ave NE shooting

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating an overnight shooting in Graysville.

Neighbors tell CBS42 the shooting happened around 2 a.m. Wednesday morning on the corner of 3rd Avenue NE and 7th Street NE.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, they arrived to find an adult male victim with a gunshot wound to his leg. The victim told deputies that he had been walking in the street when a person he does not know shot him.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

We will update you with more information as we receive it.

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