Man accused of shooting, killing son in domestic violence incident in Jefferson Co.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested a man accused of shooting and killing his son in East Jefferson County on Sunday, August 14, 2022.
Deputies said just before 11 p.m. they were called to the 1800 block of Pebble Lake Circle to investigate shots fired in the area.
Upon arrival, deputies discovered a domestic violence situation had occurred inside a residence. The suspect pursued the victims away from the home and then back to the residence, according to investigators.
According to witnesses, when the suspect came back, he got out of his vehicle, approached the victim’s vehicle and fired multiple shots into the car.
The 29-year-old man attempted to get out of the vehicle to reach safety, but was struck by gunfire, according to deputies. He was taken to a hospital, but later died from his injuries.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies said the victim is the suspect’s son. The Jefferson County Coroner identified the victim as 29-year-old Dandrei Stepfon Freeman.
Authorities say 50-year-old Henry Edward Freeman was taken into custody at another family member’s residence in the 100 block of 62nd Street in Fairfield. He was booked into the Jefferson County Jail where he currently has no bond.
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