HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Police say two people are dead and a third person wounded in north Alabama after shootings that involved police.
Huntsville police Lt. Stacy Bates says officers were responding to reports of a shooting on the city's northwest side Wednesday night when they encountered a man with a gun.
Bates tells WAFF-TV that police shot and killed the suspect. Bates said that after that happened, police found a second man dead of gunshot wounds, but that person wasn't killed by the officers.
Police also found a third man who had been shot by an unknown suspect and was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
Bates told the station late Wednesday that police had many unanswered questions.
No other information about the officers or suspects was immediately released.
Information from: WAFF-TV, http://www.waff.com/