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Death investigation underway in Jefferson County following 'foul play'

Generic: Day Police Lights
Posted at 8:10 AM, Aug 09, 2022

JEFFERSON COUNTY — The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said it's working a death investigation following a shots fired incident early Tuesday morning.

Officials responded to a residence in the Town of Summer around 12:14 a.m. for reports of shots fired. When deputies arrived, they found an individual walking away from the home.

The individual matched the description of a suspect and was taken into custody.

The sheriff's office said now it's conducting a death investigation at the scene, but did not share details on the suspect or the victim. However, officials said there are signs of foul play.

Officials said there's no other information available at this time.

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