Huntsville police officer appealing immunity denial in murder case

Huntsville police officer appealing immunity denial in murder case

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - The Huntsville police officer who is facing murder charges after a deadly shooting in 2018 is appealing a ruling that he is not immune from prosecution.

Officer William Darby is accused of murder after shooting and killing a suicidal man who refused to drop his gun.

Darby claimed it was self-defense.

Judge Donna Pate denied Darby immunity earlier this month.

The court will either reverse Pate’s decision to not grant him immunity or uphold her ruling.

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