MONTEVALLO, Ala. (WIAT) — A shooting at Highway 203 in Montevallo has left one person dead, according to the city’s police chief.
Shelby County Sheriff’s Office came to assist Montevallo Police at the shooting, which led to two people being taken to the hospital this afternoon, according to officials at the scene.
Police say the driver and passenger of a car traveling on Highway 203 were shot and then crashed their vehicle into a tree in a backyard. The homeowner told CBS 42 that her son assisted the victims before police and paramedics could arrive.
Around 8 p.m., Montevallo Police told CBS42 that they had confirmed that one of the shooting victims had died. The condition of the other victim is still unknown.
“I mean, it’s very unusual for Montevallo,” said Police Chief Jeremy Littleton. “It’s a quiet city, we rarely have crimes of this nature, so it’s very unusual for our city.”
CBS 42 will bring you more information as it becomes available.