CENTREVILLE (Ala.) – A man accused of shooting 2 Alabama deputy officers and critically injuring 1 of them has been arrested, a prosecutor stated.
District Attorney Michael Jackson said Austin Hall, 26, was captured in the same county where the shooting occurred. Wednesday’s shooting took place in Bibb County. Jackson stated that two deputies had been following a suspect with a stolen car when the suspect fired on them, killing both of them. Jackson said that one of the officers was seriously injured.
On Wednesday night, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency sent out a Blue Alert asking for people to report Hall sightings to authorities.
Multiple agencies were involved in the search for the suspect. The county is located in central Alabama and was covered by local television stations.
” We are asking for prayers in support of the two Bibb County deputy Sheriffs who were killed while on duty tonight,” Alabama Governor. Kay Ivey released a statement Wednesday evening on social media.