UPDATE: Toddler shot in Fairfield in stable condition

One person shot in Fairfield
One person shot in Fairfield(WBRC)
Published: Oct. 7, 2021 at 5:28 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 7, 2021 at 5:59 PM CDT
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FAIRFIELD, Ala. (WBRC) - The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating after a toddler has been shot in Fairfield.

The child is in stable condition.

Authorities say when deputies arrived on the scene at 62nd Street, they found a child who had been shot. Witnesses say the child and her father were traveling in a car near the 5000 block of Avenue F, when shots were fired in the area. A shot struck the car, hitting the child. The father then drove to a safe location and called authorities.

The child was taken to Children’s of Alabama.

If you have any information on this shooting, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777 or the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450 option 2.

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