MCCALLA, Ala. (WIAT) – Thursday morning, Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home in the 6200 block of Mountain Forest Drive in McCalla to investigate a report of a shooting. Deputies arrived to find a 61-year-old male victim suffering from a single gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The victim reported that he had been driving between Hueytown and his home when someone fired a shot through his vehicle’s window. He continued driving to the residence and called his brother for help, who called 911
The exact location where the shooting occurred is unknown at this time. Officers are also searching for the suspect at this time.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at (205) 325-1450 or Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-7777.