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Birmingham police officer shot; Suspect killed in exchange of gunfire

A Birmingham police officer is at the hospital after they were shot Friday morning.

Posted: Apr 24, 2020 9:15 AM
Updated: Apr 24, 2020 9:48 AM

UPDATE: 33/40 reports the suspect is dead. According to the station, a customer was causing a disturbance at Ruth's Cafe, and when a police officer approached them, the customer opened fire.

FROM EARLIER:

A police officer was shot Friday morning in Birmingham.

That's according to WAAY 31’s Birmingham ABC affiliate, 33/40. The station reported a heavy police presence Friday around 9 a.m. near Ruth's Cafe in North Birmingham.

The officer is at the hospital being treated. Officials say they are in good condition. A suspect is in custody and is in critical condition.

33/40 reported an ambulance left the scene under police escort.

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