Police are investigating what they say appears to be a murder and attempted suicide involving two teenagers.
The shooting happened in the 500 block of Quincy Street just after 9 p.m. Tuesday.
According to Scottsboro police Chief Ralph Dawe, Jonathan Maurice Nicholson, 19, was airlifted to Huntsville Hospital with severe injuries. When police arrived at the scene they also found the body of a 17-year-old girl who had been shot. Her name has not been released.
Dawe said his detectives are working to collect evidence and determine what led to the shooting, but it appears to be a murder/attempted suicide.