Etowah County Sheriff's Deputies shoot and kill drug suspect

ETOWAH COUNTY,AL (WBRC) - An Etowah County man is dead after an officer involved shooting Sunday afternoon. The Etowah

County Sherif's department tells FOX6 Deputies were serving a drug warrant just after 12pm Sunday at 1319 Shady Grove Road

in Boaz. Investigators say the male suspect pointed a gun at the Deputies, who then fired at the suspect and backed off the scene to call for

backup. When the Etowah County joint special operations group arrived and went back into the home, they found the suspect dead.

The ABI and Alabama Department of Forensic Science are leading the investigation into the shooting.

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