This morning we responded to a reported shooting at Ashford Townhomes. There was a death as a result of the shooting and the Jefferson County Coroner responded to the scene. Detectives are working on finding out the exact circumstances involved. At this time we do not feel there is any danger to the public. More information will be released when available.
Update on 1/22/13: The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has released the name of the deceased (Nicholas Taylor Schneider, a resident of Hoover). On the day of the shooting an adult male was taken into custody at the scene by Hoover Police Officers. The Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office will require additional time to fully investigate the circumstances of this case prior to making any decision to issue warrants. The adult male was released from custody this afternoon.