Phenix City police officer involved in shooting on 16th St.

Updated: Oct. 8, 2019 at 10:19 AM EDT
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PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - A Phenix City police officer has been involved in a shooting on 16th St. that left a suspect injured.

Officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of 16th St. at approximately 7:28 p.m. in reference to a domestic violence situation.

According to a press release, the suspect in the domestic situation was taken to Piedmont Columbus Regional.

Phenix City police have requested the assistance of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s State Bureau of Investigation to investigate the officer-involved shooting, as is the protocol in shootings that involve a police officer.

The officer involved in the shooting has not been named, but has been placed on administrative leave for the duration of ALEA’s investigation.

The Russell County District Attorney’s Office will present the completed investigation to a Grand Jury.

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