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Incident Review Board clears officer involved in shooting

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The officer involved shooting happened Nov. 16 in Huntsville. The officer involved shooting happened Nov. 16 in Huntsville.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

An Incident Review Board cleared an officer involved in a shooting in Huntsville.

On Nov. 16, authorities said 21-year-old Sabore Dante Basden led police on a brief chase before wrecking his vehicle and then fleeing away on foot. According to investigators, Basden fired a handgun multiple times at police. An officer returned fire, hitting Basden.

Basden was captured and transported to the hospital for treatment. He is now recovering and has been charged with attempted murder of a police officer.

The board met Nov. 26 to examine evidence and hear testimony. The board concluded the officer's actions were in accordance with the police department's policies.

The officer involved returned to duty.

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