Elmore County Commissioner Joe Faulk is recovering from a stabbing that occurred overnight.
Faulk was transported to a local hospital and treated for minor injuries Thursday. He confirms the stabbing is family related.
Faulk does not plan to press charges, but confirmed a criminal investigation is underway.
WSFA 12 news has a call into the Elmore County Sheriff's Office for more info on the investigation.
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It has been a very active afternoon over far southwest Alabama, with heavy rain and strong to severe thunderstorms.
A police chase that began in Vestavia Hills ended in Hoover Sunday afternoon.
Widespread rain is expected across the area with the best chances during the daytime hours west of I-65 with rain covering most of the area Sunday night.
About 300 people in Woodlawn got a huge blessing Saturday morning as the First Baptist Church of Woodlawn had a free clothing and food giveaway.
Walker County Sheriff's deputies have arrested two teenagers accused of throwing eggs off the Whitehouse Road Bridge and onto cars driving on Interstate 22.