Officer Involved shooting

Elmore County Deputies Fatally Shoot Man While Attempting to Serve Warrant

One man was killed Thursday night in a shooting involving Elmore County Sheriff’s Deputies . Sheriff Bill Franklin says deputies were serving a search warrant at a home near Eclectic on a man they say sold drugs to an undercover officer Thursday afternoon. Franklin says when two deputies went to the suspect’s home, he ran from officers into a room…

Update: Two Hayneville Police Officers on Leave after Shooting

An Alabama Bureau of Investigation agent has released the name of a man fatally shot by Hayneville police officers while serving outstanding arrest warrants. Agent Joe Herman says that 55-year-old George Crenshaw was shot and killed Wednesday. Herman says Crenshaw fled from two officers and later approached them armed with a roughly 9-inch (22-centimeter) kitchen knife. He says witnesses reported…

Defense Seeks To Recuse Judge, District Attorney’s Office, And Change Venue In MPD Murder Case

Attorneys for Aaron “Cody” Smith, the Montgomery Police officer charged in the 2016 murder of Greg Gunn, are asking a Montgomery County Circuit Judge to recuse himself from ruling on the case for a second time. The first request for Judge Griffin to recuse himself was last May. The motion was filed over the weekend, following a lengthy hearing in…

Police Working Deadly Officer Involved Shooting in West Montgomery

A Montgomery police officer was shot while encountering an armed male suspect fleeing from another shooting in the 1600 block of Westcott St. Tuesday afternoon. Police say the suspect was later shot and killed near the intersection of Hill and Jordan Streets. Because it is in officer involved shooting, the State Bureau of Investigation will work the case. Keep checking…

Chilton Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Involved in Shooting

The Chilton County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an officer involved shooting this afternoon. Details are limited, but according to the Sheriff’s Department Facebook page, deputies shot one person around 5:00pm. Officials say the suspect is being treated for injuries, and that all law enforcement officers are safe. Stay with Alabama News Network for the latest.   Categories: News Tags: Chilton…

Alabama Officer Fired After Shooting Into Moving Car

An Alabama police officer has been fired after superiors found he improperly followed a suspect into a neighboring jurisdiction and fired his gun without justification. Al.com reports Mobile police announced Wednesday that officer Ivan Lopez was terminated for policy violations committed Saturday. Police Chief James Barber said Lopez was on a DUI patrol when he followed a driver seen swerving…

Breaking: Grand Jury Indicts MPD Officer Aaron Smith in fatal shooting of Greg Gunn

Montgomery Police Officer Aaron C. Smith has been indicted for murder in the fatal shooting death of 58-year-old Greg Gunn. Smith was arrested after he shot and killed Gunn, a resident of the Mobile Heights community in Montgomery. Smith said he feared for his life. It happened in the early hours of February 25, 2016 as Gunn was walking through…

Gunn Family Speaks Out

The Gunn family all agreed to meet in Montgomery for a special reunion. After more than 60 years apart, they agreed it was time to visit and get together in their home city. But it wasn’t like a normal family reunion, because some siblings were missing. “There’s Emma Doris, then Xavier Lethel Gunn…” remembers now big sister Gwendolyn Windham. With…

Kin of Teen Killed by Police Seek Charges, Criticize Panel

Supporters of the family of a 19-year-old man shot and killed by a Mobile police officer are calling for criminal charges against the officer and for Mayor Sandy Stimpson to remove himself from a police citizens advisory council selection process. AL.com reports that in her first public comments since her son Michael Moore’s shooting, Shunta Daugherty continued to question Tuesday…