ALEA Press Release: Officer Involved Shooting, Tallapoosa County

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By Corporal Jeremy J. Burkett, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Office of the Secretary, Aide-De-Camp

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 16, 2021

PRESS STATEMENT

TALLAPOOSA COUNTY – Special Agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s
(ALEA) State Bureau Investigation (SBI) are investigating an officer-involved shooting at the request of the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office, involving deputies with the Tallapoosa
County Sheriff’s Office and Troopers within ALEA’s Highway Patrol Division. The incident
occurred at approximately 1:01 p.m. Sunday, May 16, in Dadeville. As a result of the incident, the suspect involved was injured and transported to a nearby hospital, however, no officers were injured.

Once the investigation is complete, the findings will be turned over to the Tallapoosa County District Attorney’s office. Nothing further is available as the investigation is ongoing.

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