ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (AP) - An Alabama police officer accused of domestic violence has been acquitted.
Al.com reported Thursday that a judge acquitted 44-year-old Albertville Police Sgt. David William Atwell on May 31. Atwell also was found not guilty of reckless endangerment. Atwell was arrested in January and accused of firing a gun into the floor near where his wife was sitting.
Court records say the shooting happened as the couple was requesting a divorce, which has since been dismissed. Al.com reports Albertville Police Chief Jamie Smith and Atwell weren't immediately available for comment.
Information from: The Birmingham News, http://www.al.com/birminghamnews
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6/8/2018 11:06:47 AM (GMT -5:00)