Ozark Shooting UPDATE

A Wiregrass police officer is on administrative leave after a suspect is shot early Friday morning.

Ozark Police say, after a traffic stop around 3:30 AM, 26-year-old Derrick Jiles attempted to take the officer's weapon during a scuffle.

Reportedly the officer shot Jiles in the lower chest.

He was taken to Dale Medical Center for surgery and listed in stable condition.

The shooting is under investigation by the Alabama Bureau of Investigation

The officer's name has not been released.


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