Off-Duty Deputy Shoots Suspect at South Huntsville Walmart
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WZDX) - Huntsville Police say an off-duty Morgan County deputy fired a shot at a wanted man outside a South Huntsville Walmart.
It happened around 1:30 Tuesday afternoon. Police say the deputy recognized the man as a suspect with a felony warrant. He began chasing him inside the Walmart. The chase eventually ended up outside where a shot was fired by the deputy.
The suspect was hit in the lower backside. Police are investigating whether the shooting was intentional or accidental. The deputy claims the shot was accidental. Police are reviewing security camera footage.
The suspect was taken to the hospital. Police are still investigating.