Fugitive Wanted for North Carolina Murder Shot and Killed in Alabama During Standoff with FBI

1200px Seal Of The Federal Bureau Of Investigation.svgThe FBI says an agent shot and killed a man in Alabama who was a suspect in a killing in North Carolina. Special Agent James Jewell says Tobby Wiggins was fatally wounded during a confrontation Wednesday night in Atmore.

According to reports, the shooting followed a standoff in the south Alabama town. Authorities didn’t release any information about what happened.

The FBI describes Wiggins as a federal fugitive who was wanted on murder charges in a slaying that occurred in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Friday.

Federal officials will investigate the shooting.

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