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ABI investigating an officer-involved shooting in Clay County

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CLAY COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -

An officer-involved shooting is under investigation in Clay County.

The Clay County Sheriff's Department says one of their deputies and an agent with the Clay County Drug Task Force were involved in a shooting on Friday, June 13 around 8:25 p.m.

The officers pulled over a suspect in a traffic stop just south of Ashland. Sheriff Ray Latham said the suspect pulled a long barrel weapon on the deputy and the agent. One of the officers then shot the suspect.

The suspect was transported to a hospital with non-life threating injuries, according to the Sheriff's Office.

The Alabama Bureau of Investigation is investigating the incident.

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