1 dead, 1 arrested after chase, police shooting in Alabama

FAIRHOPE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say one person is dead and another is in jail following a chase that led to a fatal police shooting on the Alabama coast.

Baldwin County District Attorney Bob Wilters tells news outlets that officers were called to a Walmart because of suspicious activity in the parking lot Thursday afternoon.

He says a car was stolen before officers arrived, and police tracked down the vehicle. One man was arrested after a wreck, but another fled and is believed to have carjacked a second vehicle.

Authorities say shots were fired after another chase and an armed suspect was killed. Police haven’t released further details, and it’s unclear whether either suspect fired at police.

Police haven’t released the identities of either the man who was killed or the man who was arrested.


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