SBI investigating fatal officer-involved shooting in Dallas County

Published: Dec. 29, 2014 at 7:49 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 28, 2015 at 7:49 PM CST
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DALLAS CO., AL (WSFA) - The State Bureau of Investigations is investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting in Dallas County.

According to Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson, Thomas Monts Jr., was shot and killed during a shootout in Safford Monday morning after deputies responded to a domestic dispute call at his home.

Authorities are currently investigating who fired the fatal shot. An autopsy has been ordered.

Cpl. Jess Thornton with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency confirmed that SBI is investigating and the findings of the investigation will be turned over to the Dallas County District Attorney's Office.

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