Jefferson County man arrested, charged with murder

Jefferson County man arrested, charged with murder
35-year-old Jason Kevin Henderson of Shannon. (Source: JeffCo Sheriff's Office)

JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - Authorities with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office say a Shannon has been arrested and charged with murder and attempted murder of a man on Monday, September 10.

35-year-old Jason Henderson of Shannon was charged in the shooting death of 62-year-old Jack Blanks of Bessemer.

Deputies were called to a residence on Doss Drive in Shannon around 2:20 p.m. on Monday afternoon after reports of a shooting at a home.

When they arrived, they found a man suffering gunshot wounds and another man who was pronounced dead on the scene.

Henderson was taken to the Jefferson County Jail to await formal charges.

On Wednesday, warrants were issued charging Henderson with the murder of Blanks and the attempted murder of the currently unidentified second man who was found at the scene.

Henderson’s bond is set at $750,000.

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