HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — The person injured in an officer-involved shooting on Monroe Street in Downtown Huntsville has died, according to authorities.
According to the Huntsville Police Department (HPD), officers responded to a call at 6:07 p.m. on Monroe Street. A News 19 reporter heard shots fired outside near Monroe Street just before 6:14 p.m.
Upon arrival, The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) said officers with HPD encountered Sterling Keyon Arnold, 43, who was in possession of a handgun. During the incident, Arnold was shot and later pronounced dead, according to ALEA.
Witnesses tell News 19 that they heard multiple shots. Parts of the crime scene appeared to be in the parking lot of the Huntsville Board of Realtors building.
HEMSI spokesperson Don Webster said the person, later identified as Arnold, was transported to Huntsville Hospital Trauma Services.
HPD and ALEA both confirmed no officers were injured.
News 19 asked ALEA if the officer involved in the shooting was placed on leave or “desk duty,” to which they replied, “Nothing further at this time.”
Nothing further was released. Once the investigation is complete, the findings will be turned over to the Madison County District Attorney’s Office.