1 dead in Marion County officer-involved shooting
MARION COUNTY, Ala. —
A man is dead following an early morning officer-involved shooting in Marion County.
Marion County deputies and Hamilton officers responded to a home on Reese Road to perform a welfare check on a person possibly in distress.
According to SBI, after officers arrived they had a confrontation with an armed man at the residence. During the confrontation an officer shot the man, who suffered fatal injuries.
The victim has not been identified at this time.
SBI says the officer involved has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation.