ABI investigating officer-involved shooting in Fort Deposit

Published 1:51 pm Monday, July 1, 2013

The Alabama Bureau of Investigation is looking into a shooting involving a Fort Deposit Police officer.

While Sgt. Steve Jarrett, Alabama Department of Public Safety spokesman, confirmed the investigation, he said no details regarding the officer-involved shooting would be released at this time.

“Once the investigation is complete, the facts of the case will be turned over to the district attorney for review,” Jarrett said.

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Fort Deposit Police Chief Brandon Thomas said Monday he could not comment on the situation, and Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office officials said the LCSO is not involved in the investigation.