Guntersville cop shot in head

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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A Guntersville police officer is recovering after being shot in the head Monday.

It started with a routine traffic stop but when Jason Austin called for back-up, the car took off.

Austin chased after the car and soon the suspects started shooting.

The officer was struck once about the right eye.

The bullet is still lodged in his head but officials say he will be okay.

The three individuals in the car were arrested.

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