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Tuscaloosa officer shot and injured at apartment complex

January 25, 2021 GMT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A police officer was shot and injured and another officer was also hurt at a Tuscaloosa apartment complex Monday, a police spokeswoman said.

The male officer was shot just before 4 p.m. and the officer was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, Tuscaloosa police spokeswoman Stephanie Taylor told al.com. A female officer suffered a less-serious injury that wasn’t caused by a gunshot and was also taken to a hospital, Taylor said. She did not provide any further details on the injuries.

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Personnel from multiple law enforcement agencies were on hand after the shooting to search the apartment complex and surrounding area, and the suspect surrendered just after 5 p.m.

Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox was at the hospital with the injured officers, Taylor said.