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Officer injured in shootout returns home

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Officer Jason Moore (Source: Huntsville Police Department) Officer Jason Moore (Source: Huntsville Police Department)
The shootout happened early Friday morning in Huntsville. The shootout happened early Friday morning in Huntsville.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A Huntsville Police Officer injured during a Friday morning shootout has been released from Huntsville Hospital.

Huntsville police said Officer Jason Moore is recovering at home from surgery to remove shotgun pellets from his face. Moore was injured when responding to a domestic violence call turned standoff.

The suspect, William Stogner, reportedly opened fire on police, hitting Moore in the face. Stogner barricaded himself inside the home, continuing to fire shots at officers. SWAT members continued to return fire until Stogner stopped. Police said he died from multiple gunshot wounds.

The department will conduct an internal investigation into the deadly shooting.

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