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Investigation after officer heard what sounded like gunshot off South Shades Crest Road

Published: Sep. 7, 2021 at 5:26 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 7, 2021 at 7:01 AM CDT
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HOOVER, Ala. (WBRC) - There was a large, active law enforcement presence in the 4700 block of South Shades Crest Road Tuesday morning.

Hoover Police confirmed they were assisting Helena PD after one of their officers was investigating a suspicious vehicle in that area. Investigators said the officer heard what he believed to be a gunshot come from the woods, behind a house near his location and he requested assistance.

No one was injured and the case is being investigated by Helena PD.

The area is right by the border of Hoover and Helena.

The road was shut down for about an hour but has reopened.

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