Kidnapping suspects arrested

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Authorities said two teenagers have been arrested in connection with a kidnapping and attempted robbery on Roebuck Parkway in Birmingham.

Tuesday, deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department said Leon Jemison, 19, and Dominic Lewis, 16, had been charged with kidnapping and attempted robbery. Investigators said the two forced a 27-year-old man to drive the two suspects to his home Monday to get money.  

While at home, the victim told his father he was being robbed.

Deputies said the father got a gun, confronted the suspects and exchanged gunfire.

No one was hurt.

The case remains under investigation.

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