11-month-old girl died in shooting at Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputy’s home

Alabama News

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — An 11-month-old girl died in a shooting that took place at the home of a Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputy.

According to Sgt. Rod Mauldin of the Birmingham Police Department, officers and deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received calls of a domestic disturbance at a home in the 1800 block of Carson Road Tuesday afternoon. Arriving on the scene, officers found an 11-month-old girl had been shot. She was later confirmed to be dead.

Mauldin said the mother, who is a Jefferson County deputy, and the father have both been detained and are being questioned. Police also recovered two weapons from the home.

No information was given on what led up to the shooting.

The case is under investigation.

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