Morgan County deputy injured during search

Courtesy: Morgan Co. Sheriff's Office

A Morgan County Sheriff's deputy was hurt while searching for a suspect.

Posted: Apr 7, 2020 7:20 AM
Updated: Apr 7, 2020 8:01 AM

A Morgan County deputy was hurt after a pursuit on Monday night. That deputy is expected to be OK.

Deputies say they were responding to a shots fired call on Nesmith St. near Hartselle. While on the way to the call, deputies say they saw the suspect vehicle and attempted a traffic stop.

Deputies say they vehicle didn't stop, so they pursued it into Decatur. That's where 2 people jumped out of the car near Bromwich St.

During a brief search of the area, a deputy was hurt. That deputy was taken to Decatur Morgan Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Two people were detained at the scene.

The Morgan County deputies were assisted by Decatur and Priceville Police Departments.

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