BREAKING NEWS ESPN: Kobe Bryant killed in California helicopter crash Full Story

Huntsville Police: Officer shot in drug investigation; in critical condition; suspect in custody

The Huntsville Police Department is investigating a shooting involving an officer on Levert Street.

Posted: Dec 6, 2019 4:38 PM
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 9:24 PM

UPDATE: Huntsville police report that suspect was part of a drug investigation.

Police said the suspect is known to the department's STAC team.

The investigation is ongoing.

The major crime unit, criminal investigation division and many other investigators are taking part.

The officer was wearing a bullet-proof vest.

Police said the suspect has a lengthy criminal history.

UPDATE: The Huntsville Police Department says the officer injured in the shooting is in critical condition. Police say an offender is in custody.

Lt. Michael Johnson, police spokesman, said the offender is a male. He said the officer is a veteran of the department, having worked there almost 20 years.

UPDATE: The Huntsville Police Department says an officer has been shot on Levert Street.

No suspects are in custody.

FROM EARLIER:

The Huntsville Police Department is investigating a shooting possibly involving an officer on Levert Street.

Stay with WAAY 31 on air and WAAYTV.com online for updates as we get them.

Article Comments

Huntsville
Overcast
48° wxIcon
Hi: 49° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 46°
Florence
Overcast
50° wxIcon
Hi: 49° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 50°
Fayetteville
Overcast
45° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 42°
Decatur
Overcast
49° wxIcon
Hi: 49° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 47°
Scottsboro
Overcast
46° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 42°
Feels Like: 46°
WAAY Radar
WAAY WAAY-TV Cam
WAAY Temperatures

Community Events