Jefferson County Landlord Kills Tenant, Turns Gun On Himself

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) – One person is dead and another suffers life-threatening injuries after police say a landlord shot and killed a tenant and turned the gun on himself.

sergeant. Joni Money of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said officers were called to report a shooting in the 1700 block of Alliance Rd. in Bessemer. When officers arrived, she said, they found a dead man at the scene.

Money said an investigation revealed the suspected shooter fled the scene and was at a nearby residence.

As deputies approached the individual, Money said, he took his own life.

On Thursday night, Money said the man was alive but was taken to UAB Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Stay with CBS 42 for updates as this story develops.


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