Man shoots at firefighters as they enter his home

The firefighters were responding to a medical call at the man's home when he opened fire

HOOVER, Ala. — Ala. firefighters were shot at early Friday morning while responding to a medical call at a man's home. Firefighters were able to retreat to safety and were uninjured, according to

Phillip Earl Jones, Jr., 45, was taken into custody and was treated for minor injuries and jailed on an attempted murder charge.

Authorities are currently investigating why Jones shot at the firefighters when they responded to the call at his home.

Jones is being held on $30,000 bond.

  1. Tags
  2. Fire-EMS
  3. Medical / Clinical

Join the discussion


logo for print