‘Send help’: Sex offender in custody after being shot by Jefferson Co. deputy during home invasion

Jefferson County deputy shoots home invasion suspect

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - A registered sex offender is in custody after being shot by a deputy during a home invasion in Jefferson County.

Sgt. Joni Money said the sheriff’s office received the call of a home invasion in the 600 block of Elm Street SW around 5 a.m. The victim whispered to dispatchers to send help, someone was trying to kill her.

The suspect, identified as 26-year-old Dai Qwane Rickey Burgin-Goodson (aka Rickey Burgin), reportedly broke into the home and attacked the victim. Deputies say the victim did not know the suspect.

dDeputies arrived at the home to find the victim running out the front door. She told them that there was an unknown person in her home and he had a gun. Seconds later, deputies said Burgin-Goodson appeared in the front door and pointed a rifle at a deputy.

The deputy fired at Burgin-Goodson, who quickly retreated back into the home. He fled out a back window of the home, leaving a blood trail.

Deputies worked with neighboring agencies to track down the suspect. Bessemer Police located the suspect at a grocery store on 4th Avenue.

After Burgin-Goodson was treated at a hospital for his gunshot wound and other injuries that happened when he escaped from the home he was taken to the Jefferson County Jail in Bessemer.

is being held on the charges of first-degree burglary, first-degree rape and first-degree assault.

There is no bond on these charges.

Burgin-Goodson released from Alabama Department of Corrections in May of this year. His probation on those charges was revoked Thursday.

He now has 3 probation revocation warrants on the charges of first-degree burglary and first-degree robbery in addition to his new charges.

Burgin-Goodsen is a registered sex-offender. He has been compliant with his registration.

ALEA is investigating the shooting.

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