In a tragic incident that unfolded in Fairfield, authorities have identified the victim of a fatal shooting that occurred on a Friday afternoon. The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has officially confirmed the victim’s name as Deandre Lamar Hayes, a 27-year-old resident of Fairfield.
The sequence of events leading to this heartbreaking incident began when the sheriff’s office received a call at 2:33 p.m. reporting shots fired in the vicinity. Law enforcement promptly responded to the call but initially did not discover any immediate signs of the incident.
However, the situation took a grim turn later that afternoon. At 4:40 p.m., authorities received notification of a person down outside a residence located in the 600 block of Jerry D. Coleman Street. Deputies rushed to the scene, where they discovered Deandre Lamar Hayes unresponsive. Despite their efforts, Hayes was pronounced dead on-site at 4:57 p.m.
The circumstances surrounding this tragic shooting are currently under investigation by dedicated detectives who are working tirelessly to uncover the truth and bring clarity to this unsettling incident.
As of the latest update, no arrests have been made in connection with the shooting, leaving the community on edge as authorities continue their efforts to apprehend those responsible.
Law enforcement is appealing to the public for assistance in shedding light on the incident. Individuals with any information related to the death of Deandre Lamar Hayes are urged to contact either Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777 or the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450, option 2.
This unfortunate incident highlights the need for community vigilance and cooperation in helping law enforcement solve such cases and ensure justice is served.