Man shot and killed in Jefferson County Sunday morning

Man shot and killed in Jefferson County Sunday morning
(Source: WTOC)

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - Jefferson County Deputies responded to a call of a person shot early Sunday morning.

According to deputies, the shooting occurred in the 300 block of Utica Place around 2:00 a.m.

Deputies arrived on the scene where they found 23-year-old Ron Christopher Newell, Jr. suffering from multiple gun shot wounds.

The Jefferson County coroner said Newell died at BMC Princeton Hospital in Birmingham.

Moore was arrested and placed in the Jefferson County Jail for the charge of Murder.
Moore was arrested and placed in the Jefferson County Jail for the charge of Murder. (Source: Jefferson County Sheriff's office)

Detectives say that Cameron De’Shawn Moore, age 19, got into an argument with the victim. When the argument escalated, deputies say Moore shot Newell and fled the scene.

Moore was apprehended and placed in the Jefferson County Jail where he is held on a $75,000 bond.

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