Wednesday, March 11, 2015

#NewsBham- "Armed Adult Male" Deceased After Shot by Hoover Police

Hoover Police shot a 53 year old male yesterday after responding to a domestic dispute. According to the officers the man was armed. The two officers have been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

At 5:34 p.m. on Tuesday the Hoover 911 Center received a call reporting a domestic disturbance at a residence on Valley Street. Responding officers were unable to locate any of the parties involved. The witness who called 911 then reported that prior to officers arrival, 3 vehicles left the house where the incident was occurring. At 6:07 p.m. an officer located those same 3 vehicles at nearby Shades Mountain Plaza. Three individuals were interviewed who were involved in the earlier disturbance, including an adult female with minor injuries.

Officers then returned to the house on Valley Street to interview the 4th individual. As officers approached the residence they encountered an armed adult male. Two officers fired rounds, striking this subject. He was transported to UAB Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office was contacted and responded to the scene. Investigators with the State Bureau of Investigation also responded and assumed the role as the lead agency investigating the shooting incident. The two officers involved have been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

The deceased individual is a 53 year old male. Any additional information, including his identity will be provided by the State Bureau of Investigation, Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office or the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.