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Officer-involved shooting suspect claims self-defense

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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) -

The case against a man accused of trying tokill a Huntsville police officer will go to a Madison County grand jury.

21-year-old Sabore Basden had a preliminaryhearing Thursday before Judge Claude Hundley. Investigators said an officertried to stop Basden after he ran a red light last November.

Investigators said Basden led police on achase, and at some point pulled out a gun and fired eight shots at the officer.The officer returned fire and hit Basden three times.

Basden's lawyer said it was self-defense. Theofficer was clearedof any wrongdoing in December.

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