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Officer Involved Shooting in Loxley
LOXLEY, Ala. (WPMI) Loxley Police are investigating an officer involved shooting in Loxley.
It happened early Monday around 1:30 a.m. on County Road 49.
Officers were called to the area for reports of one armed and several shots fired. When they got to the home, they found the victim and suspect struggling over a handgun.
Authorities say the suspect refused to comply and officers fired a shot, hitting the suspect and killing him.
The female victim was transported to the hospital for a gunshot wound to the hand which apparently occurred during the struggle with the suspect.
None of the officers were injured and they have been placed on administrative leave pending investigation to be conducted by the Baldwin County Major Crimes Unit.
The identities of the suspect and victim have not been released pending notification to family.