Officer involved shooting

The Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department said it was responding to a 911 call when shots were fired at a deputy Sunday afternoon.

The sheriff’s department received a 911 call from an unidentified female near the Fellowship Baptist Church in the Buttston Community northeast of Dadeville, according to a release from Tallapoosa County sheriff Jimmy Abbett.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that upon the arrival to the call, shots were fired at the deputy,” Abbett said in the release. “As a result of the incident, the suspect involved was injured and transported to local hospital and to Baptist South in Montgomery.”

Abbett said as per department procedure with officer-involved shootings, special agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) were requested to conduct an investigation. None of the officers involved in the incident were injured.