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Washington County Sheriff's Office investigates officer-involved shooting

WASHINGTON COUNTY, AL (WALA) -

Washington County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating an officer-involved shooting.

FOX 10 news has confirmed that a suspect is dead following the shooting involving a deputy.

Washington County Sheriff Richard Stringer said the incident happened around 6:30 p.m. on County Road 34 and was the result of a long-running domestic dispute.

Sheriff Stringer also said that at this point in the investigation, he believes the officer was justified in firing the fatal shot and believes body cam video will prove the point.

We will continue to update this story as information becomes available.

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