42-year-old man shot and killed during domestic disturbance in Jefferson Co.

42-year-old man shot and killed during domestic disturbance in Jefferson Co.
(Source: WWNY)

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - Jefferson County Deputies were dispatched to the 700 Block of Fields Lane to investigate a report of a person shot around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

Once on the scene, deputies discovered one person who had been struck by gunfire. He has been identified as 42-year-old Jeremy Oran Fields.

Police say he was transported to UAB by helicopter, where he died Tuesday afternoon.

The shooting appears to be the result of a domestic disturbance, according to police.

Additional family members reported that the shooting was a case of self-defense.

Authorities continue to investigate.

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