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.
VICTORIA, BC — Two suspects were killed and “several” police officers were shot at a bank in Saanich, B.C. on Tuesday.
Homes and businesses near the intersection of Shelbourne Street and Pear Street were evacuated due to a potential explosive device, according to Saanich police. A shelter in place was lifted around 6 p.m. Tuesday evening, though the 3600 block of Shelbourne remained closed.
Around 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Saanich police and Victoria police – all members of the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team – responded to a report that two armed suspects entered a bank.
When officers arrived, the suspects fired at police, according to the Victoria Police Department.
Six Emergency Response Team officers were shot and taken to the hospital. Injuries vary, with some officers requiring surgery.
No other injuries have been reported. Full Story Below.