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Officials: 1 of 2 firefighters shot at Alabama firehouse dies


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — One of two firefighters shot at an Alabama firehouse over what police suspect was a personal conflict has died. Fire officials said Jordan Melton died Monday. Melton and Jamal Jones were shot last week while on duty at a Birmingham firehouse. Birmingham Police Officer Truman Fitzgerald said Tuesday police are still trying to determine an exact motive for the shooting but continue to believe it was a targeted attack. Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin said in a statement announcing Melton’s death that officials were exhausting every resource to find answers.

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