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Woman found dead; suspect dies after officer-involved shooting

Updated: Mar. 8, 2020 at 9:48 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - A woman and man are dead after an apparent domestic violence incident and officer-involved shooting Sunday night, according to the Montgomery Police Department.

Sgt. David Hicks with MPD said police officers responded to a domestic violence call on Green Brook Drive at the intersection of Bell Road Sunday night.

There was a heavy police presence at Bell Road and Green Brook Drive in Montgomery Sunday night.
There was a heavy police presence at Bell Road and Green Brook Drive in Montgomery Sunday night.(Source: WSFA 12 News)

When police officers arrived, a man was outside his residence firing a gun, and he wouldn’t comply with officers’ demands to drop his weapon, Hicks said.

Police fired shots, took the suspect into custody and he was later pronounced dead.

A woman was found dead inside the man’s residence. Police believe the woman and suspect were in some type of relationship.

No other details about the officer-involved shooting or the woman’s death were immediately released.

Capt. Regina Duckett, says the officer involved in the incident has been placed on administrative leave. Duckett says any officer involved in an on-duty shooting is placed on administrative leave for a minimum of 72 hours.

Per protocol, the State Bureau of Investigation has taken over the case. SBI didn’t have a comment Sunday night.

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