Priceville Police release name of officer involved in fatal shooting

Priceville Police release name of officer involved in fatal shooting
(Source: WAFF)

PRICEVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Priceville police have released the name of the officer involved in a fatal shooting of a teen.

They say veteran officer Bryan Smith pursued a stolen vehicle into Huntsville where the 16-year-old suspect crashed.

Police say Smith was injured when the suspect backed into him as he was getting out of his patrol car-- which prompted him to fire his weapon.

The teen suspect died from his injuries.

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