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Man, 20, in critical condition after being shot in the head at Vestavia Hills apartment complex

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Jefferson County sheriff's deputies are investigating an early morning shooting at an apartment complex in Vestavia Hills.

Deputies responded to a report of a person shot around 5 a.m. at Kreekview Apartments off of Columbiana Road. They arrived to find a 20-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.

Rescue crews transported the victim to UAB Hospital, where he underwent emergency surgery and remains in critical condition.

Information regarding a possible suspect has not yet been released.

"We are tracking down and following up on leads," Chief Deputy Randy Christian said. "We do not believe this was a random act. While we are yet to determine a motive we believe we are going to find that the victim and shooter knew each other."

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to contact the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office at 205-325-1450 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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