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    Law Enforcement Officer Wounded During Hostage Situation in Alabama

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    A county sheriff’s deputy was shot and injured in the US state of Alabama on Saturday during a hostage situation, local media reported.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the Al.com news outlet, the attack was carried out in the Randolph County. A suspect with a gun reportedly barricaded himself in a building taking a hostage.

    The suspect was killed after a US special forces (SWAT) team arrived at the scene, the media reported.

    The deputy has reportedly been transported to a hospital for treatment.


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