19-year-old shot in Center Point Wednesday morning, search underway for shooter

19-year-old shot in Center Point Wednesday morning, search underway for shooter
Authorities are searching for the man who shot a 19-year-old in Center Point Wednesday morning. (Source: WBRC)

JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a shooting that wounded a 19-year-old man in Center Point.

Deputies were called to a shooting in the 1800 block of Martinique Drive around 7 a.m. Wednesday. A caller reported hearing two gunshots and then seeing a man with a gun in some bushes near the apartments.

Deputies found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

Deputies are currently searching the area for the shooter. The motive is unknown.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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