Update: Man Dies Following Officer-Involved Shooting on Slaughter Road

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police say a man who was shot Friday morning in an incident involving an officer has died.

Police say the man was pronounced dead at 9 a.m. at Huntsville Hospital.

The man is white, but police don’t know his name yet.  They are working to identify him and contact his family.

Police got a 911 call at 8:07 a.m. Friday about a suspicious person at Mountain View Mobile Home Park on Slaughter Road, just south of Highway 72.

The man also showed a weapon and fired it, Hobbs said. Police spokesperson Harry Hobbs confirms an officer was involved, and fired his weapon in return.    Investigators are still trying to determine who fired the shot that hit the man.

The officer was not hurt.  The officer was placed on administrative leave, which is standard procedure.

Filed in: Huntsville

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