Deputies: Suspect in custody after fatal shooting in Clay

Deputies: Suspect in custody after fatal shooting in Clay
Crime scene tape. (Source: Raycom images)

CLAY, Ala. (WBRC) - Authorities have taken a suspect into custody for questioning after a shooting that happened Tuesday afternoon in Clay.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 7500 block of Weems Lane around 3:15 p.m. to investigate a call from a man who said he shot another man.

When deputies arrived, they found a victim suffering gunshot wounds. He was taken to an area hospital but later died. He has been identified as 56-year-old Paul Edward Trull.

The investigation continues.

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