According to Bibb County District Attorney Michael Jackson, the deputies were chasing the driver of a stolen car after 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Brierfield community when the suspect opened fire, shooting both deputies.
Police searching for suspect who shot 2 deputies in Bibb County
The deputies have been taken to UAB Hospital. Jackson did not know the full extent of the deputies’ injuries, only adding that one of the deputies was hit “in a critical area.”
A manhunt is underway now for the suspect, who has been identified as 26-year-old Austin Patrick Hall. He is considered to be armed and dangerous.