FAIRFIELD, Ala. (WBRC) - The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after they say five people were shot in Fairfield Tuesday evening. One of those victims, a 24-year-old man, died at the scene.
The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office says DeAngelo Dwayne Poole of Fairfield was shot and killed.
Deputies were called to the Home E. Hayes Soccer Complex in the 200 block of Glen Crest Drive around 7:45 p.m. Tuesday to investigate a shooting. After arriving at the location, they found five men suffering gunshot wounds. Poole died at the scene.
An official with the Sheriff’s Office says it appears the five men were in a park when someone drove by and fired shots at them with a high powered weapon.
The four victims were taken to UAB Hospital for treatment. Their conditions are not known.
Deputy Chief David Agee says the shooting appears to be targeted.
No suspects have been identified.
If you have any information about the incident, you’re asked to call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.