Update: Madison Co. Sheriff’s Office releases new information on officer-involved shooting

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MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Madison County Sheriff’s Office released the name of the man killed in a shooting that involved Madison Police on Tuesday night.

Investigators say the man was Paul Walls, 61.   Sgt. Brian Chaffin with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office says examination of the evidence has led them to believe the shot that killed Walls was self-inflicted.

Paul Walls, Jr. (Photo: Madison County Sheriff's Office)
Paul Walls, Jr. (Photo: Madison County Sheriff’s Office)

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident at the request of the Madison Police Department.

Madison Police say the shooting happened after officers responded to a domestic disturbance call on Hunington Chase Drive, just off County Line Road.

Officers say the man alleged to have been involved drove by while officers were on the scene.  They followed him to the end of the road.

That’s when police say they heard a gunshot coming from the vehicle.  Police say officers returned fire then found the man had shot himself.

 

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