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Update: Jefferson County deputies are investigating a shooting in Center Point

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JEFFERSON COUNTY - AL -

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in the 1700 Block of 6th Street Northwest.

At 6:28 p.m. deputies responded to the 1700 Block of 6th Street NW concerning a person that had been shot. A silver Chevrolet Caprice was seen leaving the scene. Deputies located the vehicle in the 1700 Block of 1st Street NW. The driver was suffering from a gunshot wound. Center Point fire also responded to the scene.

The victims conditions are unknown at this time.

We have a crew on scene and will bring you the latest as it becomes available.

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Update:
Detectives learned that the two met earlier at a gas station in Center Point while pumping gas. One followed the other to his home and they stopped in the 1700 block of 6th Street NW before getting there.

Shots were exchanged between the two with both being struck at least once. Both of the injured were transported to UAB Hospital for treatment and are expected to survive.

One gun was recovered. The investigation is ongoing.

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