South Alabama Officer & Suspect Wounded
Officer was undercover.
Mobile Police Department spokesman Terence Perkins tells The Associated Press the officer was in plainclothes and part of an undercover narcotics operation when a suspect armed himself with a handgun and opened fire around 3 a.m. Friday.
Perkins says the officer was shot twice and was in stable condition at a hospital early Friday.
Perkins said officers at the scene returned fire, wounding the suspect. He said the suspect was in critical condition at a hospital.
Perkins said the shootout happened between an Exxon service station and a truck stop in the Grand Bay area.
He didn’t have any further information about the officer or suspect.
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