HPD confirms 1 dead after officer-involved shooting on Savoy Circle

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Huntsville Police say one man is dead and an officer is in the hospital after an officer-involved shooting Sunday night.

Sgt. Jonathan Ware tells WHNT News 19 the officer was responding with two other officers to a domestic call between a man and a woman on Savoy Circle in Huntsville.

Ware says when they arrived on scene they were met by an armed male subject in his 30s. Ware says an exchange of gunfire ensued and an officer was struck. Ware says one officer fired back, striking the man. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The officer was taken to Huntsville Hospital with a gunshot to the leg. He's expected to be released from the hospital soon.

No identities have been released at this time.

HPD is still investigating the scene at this time and is working to determine the exact chain of events.