One dead after officer-involved shooting in Florence

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FLORENCE, Ala. (WIAT) — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s State Bureau of Investigations is investigating an officer-involved shooting out of Florence.

The shooting occurred around 12:09 a.m. Sunday, at the intersection of Cox Creek Parkway and Cloverdale Road in Florence. An officer was injured and airlifted to Huntsville Hospital.

The involved subject was later located by law enforcement on Chisolm Road, and preliminary investigations indicate the subject died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Upon completion of the investigation, findings will be turned over to the Lauderdale County District Attorney.

The investigation is ongoing.

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