Man shoots himself outside grocery store

HUEYTOWN, AL (WBRC) - A man shot himself in the head tonight just outside a Hueytown grocery store.

Police responded to a call saying a man was causing problems outside Highlander Foodland on 19th North around 6pm Friday night.

A short chase ensued before the suspect collided his vehicle with a police cruiser. He then drove near the store's entrance where he pulled a trigger on himself.

He was transported to a local hospital by a Lifesaver helicopter.

There's is no word on his condition.

No police officers were injured during the apprehension.