Alexander City Man Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting

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By Alabama News Network

Alexander City police and the Alabama Bureau of Investigation are investigating an officer -involved shooting.

According to the Alex City Police Department, the shooting happened shortly after midnight Saturday outside a Huddle House restaurant off Highway 280.
 

Alex City Police say when they arrived, two men were fighting. They say one of the men then ran away from police and got into a vehicle, then tried to run over an officer.

That's when police say the officer fired a shot, injuring the suspect. The man was taken to a Birmingham hospital, where he later died.
The Alabama Bureau of Investigation is now handling the investigation.

ABI officials and Alex City Police would not release the name of the man or the police officer involved.