DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Early Sunday morning, an attempted burglary ended with the suspect being killed.
The suspect, who has yet to be identified, was discovered attempting to take air conditioning units from a business in the 6000 block of Highway 231, according to the Houston County Sheriff’s Office.
No other injuries were reported.
Deputies arrived at the business after security cameras caught the suspect at the scene. The suspect then got into their car and attempted to run over the deputies while fleeing the scene, prompting an officer to shoot the suspect.
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and FBI are now in charge of the investigation.
This is an ongoing investigation and WDHN will have updates as they become available.