Sheriff’s Office: 3 injured in shooting in Jefferson County

Published: Sep. 2, 2021 at 9:55 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 3, 2021 at 7:42 AM CDT
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JEFFERSON Co., Ala. (WBRC) - One man is now in custody after three people were injured in a shooting in Jefferson County.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says the shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the 2000 block of Paradise Valley Road. Officials said a man went to a home demanding to borrow tools, but was angry when the victim refused.

Deputies said man then left the home but later returned with a pistol. Deputies said the victim then grabbed a shotgun, and when the man raised his pistol, the victim shot the gun, hitting the man in the face. The man then shot the pistol, hitting the victim and another person, according to authorities. All three were taken to UAB with non life-threatening injuries.

Sheriff’s Office: Two people shot in northeast Jefferson County
Sheriff’s Office: Two people shot in northeast Jefferson County(WBRC)

Authorities arrested 32-year-old Brandon Scott Swack on multiple charges including attempted murder and theft of property. He is being held in the Jefferson County Jail on $60,000 bond.

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