PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WRBL) — The Russell County Sheriff’s Office held a press conference on May 31 to address an officer-involved shooting.
According to the Russell County Sheriff’s Office, an individual fired a gun at a Russell County Water Works employee on Wednesday during a verbal dispute.
Later, the Russell County Sheriff’s Office pulled the individual over during a traffic stop.
The sheriff’s office says this individual pointed a firearm towards deputies through the window of their vehicle. According to the Russell County Sheriff’s Office, deputies then fired rounds which fatally struck the individual.
You can watch the full press conference addressing this incident in the video player above.