Message From The Sheriff
MESSAGE FROM SHERIFF
NICK WELDEN  ( read )
Phone:
EMERGENCY: 911
24 Hours:
256-845-3801
Crime Tip:
256-845-3801
Address:
2801 Jordan Road SW
Fort Payne, AL 35968
Administrative Office:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm


03/03/2020

Officer involved shooting during pursuit

 

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Last night at approximately 10 pm, DCSO deputies were involved in an officer involved shooting during a high speed pursuit.

The chase concluded at the 218 on ramp of I-59 in Fort Payne.

The suspect was transported by DeKalb Ambulance Service to Huntsville Hospital. He has since been released and is in custody.

No deputies or law enforcement officers were injured during the pursuit.

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Investigators (ALEA) are currently investigating, as is normal protocol following such incidents.

Charges and the suspect's identity will be released at a later time.

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