Officer Involved Shooting in Heflin

Thursday, February 8, 2018


An officer involved shooting lands a man in the hospital. Heflin Police Chief A-J Benefield says police received a call from Cleburne County Deputies of shots fired at the W-M Grocery parking lot. 


Once officers arrived on the scene, the man got in his vehicle and drove away on Highway nine South. The chase ended only three-quarters of a mile from where it began when the man crashed in a church Parking lot. 


The man sustained a gunshot wound and was taken to a local hospital. Chief Benefield says the man will face assault of a Police Officer along with other additional charges.


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