1 dead after officer-involved shooting in Ashville

1 dead after officer-involved shooting in Ashville

ASHVILLE, AL (WBRC) - A man lost his life after an officer-involved shooting in Ashville Sunday afternoon.

Four officers responded to a woman's 911 call about a domestic dispute at a home and business located on 5th Avenue at about 4:30.

The husband took out a gun. Officers approached him and shots were fired, killing the husband. Whether or not the husband fired shots is under investigation

Authorities say there had been preexisting problems between the husband and wife. The wife had a restraining order against him. His identity has not been released.

An ambulance arrived with its emergency lights off to pick up the man's body behind the home.

The State Bureau of investigation is working the case since it is an officer-involved shooting.

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