Man shot in an apartment near Rocky Ridge Road

JEFFERSON COUNTY (WBRC) - Sheriff's deputies are investigating a possible home invasion and shooting.

It happened around 2:45pm in an apartment on Chestnut Ridge Lane off Old Rocky Ridge Road.

Investigators say the victim told them he was shot in the shoulder with his own gun during a struggle with another person.

The victim was taken to a hospital. His wounds are not considered life-threatening.

Authorities are continuing the investigating. We'll update as more information becomes available.