Deputies shoot armed woman shortly after discovering a body in St. Clair Co.

Deputies shoot armed woman shortly after discovering a body in St. Clair Co.
(Source: Karly Tinsley)

ST. CLAIR CO., Ala. (WBRC) - St. Clair Co. Sheriff’s Deputies shot an armed woman Thursday evening, shortly after they discovered a man’s body in Ashville.

The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting in the 1500 block of Baker Rd in Ashville Thursday around 5:30 p.m.

A man’s body was found at the scene.

Shortly after the discovery of the body, deputies encountered a white female armed with a handgun. According to officials, the woman ignored numerous requests to put down the gun and proceeded to point it at sheriff’s deputies.

The woman was shot and transported to UAB Hospital.

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