Man wanted on several felonies shot by deputy in Alabama

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WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is investigating a deputy-involved shooting on I-22 Wednesday night.

According to the Walker County Sheriff’s Office, an individual was wanted on several felonies and fled from law enforcement on I-22. The suspect’s vehicle then got stuck in mud which gave authorities the chance to apprehend him.

During the man’s arrest, however, there was a struggle for a sheriff’s deputy’s gun and the individual was shot in the hand.

No other information has been released at this time. Stay with CBS 42 as this is an ongoing story.


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