Police shoot man outside of Helena restaurant

Police work shooting scene outside Papa Saia's in Helena Saturday April 19th, 2014.

HELENA, Ala. (WIAT) – The ABI is investigating a police involved shooting in Helena. The Helena Officers responded to a domestic dispute outside Papa Saia’s Bar and Grill on Highway 261 around 9:00 p.m. Saturday night.

Once on the scene officers spotted a suspect with a gun in hand. A post on the Helena P.D. facebook page says officers then responded appropriately.

The suspect was wounded and transported to UAB for treatment.

During the investigation patrons to the restaurant were forced to stay inside for hours while investigators works the scene.

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