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JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Joanne LaShay Jackson, of Bessemer, Alabama, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Wednesday night shooting in Jefferson County.
Jackson, 21, was fatally shot near Bessemer Wednesday night.
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According to reports, police responded to a call of shots fired in the 2800 block of Carolina Terrace in Bessemer. When they arrived, Jackson was found suffering from apparent gunshot wounds around 9:15 p.m. Friday.
Jackson was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.
According to officials, the killing happened during a reported domestic incident.
As of Thursday morning, no one had been taken into custody.
A man, identifying himself as Jackson’s father, posted a tearful video on Facebook Thursday:
Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Jackson:
The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.
Anyone with possible information on the case should contact Bessemer police at 425-2411, the Tip Line at 205- 428-3541 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.
Geo quick facts: Jefferson County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Alabama, located in the central portion of the state. As of the 2010 census, its population was 658,466. Its county seat is Birmingham, the most populous city in the state – Wikipedia.
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