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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Deputy Injured and One Person Deceased in Domestic Incident

On January 4, 2021, at approximately 5:36 PM, Shelby County 911 received a call of a domestic disturbance in the 1400 block of Mooney Road in the Columbiana area of Shelby County.  Deputies arrived on scene at approximately 5:55 PM, and during the initial investigation, one of the deputies suffered potentially life-threatening injuries.  The deputy was flown to a Birmingham area hospital for treatment.  Deputies discharged their duty weapons during their response, and a female died during the event.  As is normal procedure, the Sheriff’s Office has requested the Shelby County Major Crimes Task Force conduct an investigation into the case.  When appropriate, the Major Crimes Task Force will release additional details about the incident.  The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office will also conduct an internal review.  

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