Woman fatally shot while sitting in car at Jefferson County apartment complex

CENTER POINT, Ala. — Authorities say a woman was fatally shot while sitting inside her car at an apartment complex parking lot.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office tells news outlets that 47-year-old Veronica Gail Foy was shot Sunday night in Center Point. Capt. David Agee says Foy was in her car parked at her apartment building when a man approached and fired gunshots.

Agee says Foy was shot in her side, and the man ran away. Neighbors who heard the shots helped her until deputies and paramedics arrived at the scene. She died at a hospital.

The captain says the shooting is still being investigated.

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