Message From The Sheriff
NICK WELDEN  ( read )
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Shooting in Kilpatrick



For Immediate Release                                            January 7, 2016


Shooting in Kilpatrick



Sheriff Jimmy Harris states as follows:


            Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports a shooting in the Kilpatrick community on January 6th at around 8pm. When DeKalb County Deputies, Geraldine Police, Crossville Police, and Alabama State Troopers arrived on the scene the victim had been shoot in the upper left thigh area. The victim told deputies it was two Hispanic males with black and white bandanas on their face and wearing hoodies that knocked on the door. When the victim went to answer the door the two men tried pushing the door open which scared the victim’s wife who ran to the bedroom trying to find a weapon. The two men shoved the door open and came into the house and shot the victim in the left upper thigh. The victim was transported by DeKalb Ambulance Service to Marshall Medical South where he was air lifted to UAB hospital in Birmingham.

Deputies, Officers and Drug Task Force have been out all night looking for these suspects. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office have contacted the FBI and DEA for their CI’s to help with this investigation.

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has a $1000.00 reward for the information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects. If you have any information regarding this investigation please call the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office at 256-845-3801.