Pell City police searching for kidnapping suspects

Pell City police searching for kidnapping suspects

PELL CITY, AL (WBRC) - Officers are searching for the remaining suspects in an overnight kidnapping.

Investigators say they believe that two of the suspects are in the East Jefferson County or Birmingham areas driving a dark-colored SUV or a Mustang.

The 76-year-old woman told police that three men, one of whom she recognized, showed up at her door armed with weapons and took a man from the home in the 600 block of Kings Circle around 1 a.m.

Afterwards, residents in the 1500 block of 6th Avenue reported hearing arguing and gunshots. Witnesses told police they saw the suspects put the victim back in the car and leave.

The victim called police later that morning and reported that he had been shot in Pinson.

One of the suspects was arrested around 1:30 a.m. and is in the St. Clair County Jail pending charges.

Anyone with any information regarding this case is asked to call the Pell City Police Department at 205-884-3334 or the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department .

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