Troopers ID man killed during officer-involved shooting in Sylacauga

Troopers ID man killed during officer-involved shooting in Sylacauga
(Source: WBRC)

SYLACAUGA, AL (WBRC) - Authorities are investigating a shooting involving a state trooper in Sylacauga.

Troopers confirm that 64-year-old Gerald Johns was shot and killed during a traffic stop Wednesday.

Johns took off with the trooper hanging off of his vehicle, troopers confirmed during a news conference. The trooper then shot Johns in the chest.

We'll update this story as soon as more information is released.

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