ALBERTVILLE, Ala. -- The State Bureau of Investigation is handling an officer-involved shooting that happened in Albertville Thursday morning.
Albertville Police Chief Jamie Smith says the department got a call around 2:30 a.m. about shots fired at the Kilpatrick Mobile Home Park. As officers were walking into the park they ran into a group of people. "When [the officers] started toward them one of them started to walk away, and at that point he pulled a gun, pointed it at the officers and fired a round," Smith said. Officers returned fire, and Smith says the group of people took off. No one was injured.
"We do have one person of interest in custody at this time," Smith said. Investigators aren't releasing that person's name. They haven't charged him in the shooting. If identified as the shooter, authorities say that person could face attempted murder charges.
Officers were able to track down the other people believed to be involved and talked with them.
The two officers involved are on administrative leave until the initial investigation is complete. "The State Bureau of Investigation was called in to work the scene and do the investigation into the shooting," Smith said.
The initial shots fired call is under investigation. Officers have responded to that mobile home park in the past on various calls.