A Fultondale father was shot and killed during a Sunday-early morning residence invasion.

The ordeal began all-around 6 a.m. when police say three masked men burst into the family’s home in the A person Hundred Oaks mobile group on Stonefield Travel.

Fultondale Police Main D.P. Smith mentioned the trio tried to rob the people and the sufferer fought back. It was then he was shot.

The man’s spouse and a number of small children were being in the home at that time, some of the little ones still asleep. No just one else was wounded.

The sufferer, who was later determined as Alejandro Hernandez Garcia, 55, was taken to the clinic wherever he was later pronounced dead.

The individuals of desire may perhaps have fled in a pickup truck considered to be a silver or grey Ford F-150. Smith explained the truck seems to have red stickers on every single side of the rear window.

The man’s loss of life is Fultondale’s 1st murder considering the fact that 2016.

“It’s pretty unconventional for Fultondale and specifically in 1 Hundred Oaks,’’ the main stated. “We don’t have any problems in that community.”

The lethal shooting is the 108th homicide in all of Jefferson County this year.

“This is a rare celebration,’’ Smith claimed. “The detectives are operating hard to give the relatives a minor bit of justice and peace.”

Anybody with information and facts on the criminal offense or the occupants or whereabouts of the pickup truck are asked to simply call Fultondale Det. Kevin Studyvin at 205-849-5456 or Criminal offense Stoppers at 205-254-7777.