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COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Muscle Shoals police officer, Greg Scoggins has been fired. He was arrested for allegedly shooting a deer from his patrol car.

Colbert County District Attorney says Scoggins is charged with hunting without permission, hunting with the aid of a motor vehicle, and reckless endangerment.

According to the district attorney, the direction of the bullet projectile could have put other people in harm.

Scoggins is accused of using a rifle to shoot a buck on TVA property.

Scoggins will face a Colbert County judge on February, 5th.