Bail Set For Men Charged In Trooper Shooting

Bail Set For Men Charged In Trooper Shooting

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GENEVA COUNTY, Ala. -     A judge sets bail at $750,000 each for the two men arrested for shooting an Alabama State trooper. The shootout happened Saturday in Geneva County, Alabama. The duo is also facing murder charges in Florida. Zachary Taylor Wood of Glenwood and Dillon Scott Rafsky of Enterprise are charged with attempted murder. Investigators say they wounded Trooper Lee Phillips.

Authorities say Trooper Phillips pulled over the car for a traffic violation. The driver stopped suddenly. Prosecutors say Wood grabbed a shotgun and fired five rounds at Phillips, hitting him in the face, neck, and arm. The trooper returned fire and hit both suspects.

Phillips, Wood and Rafsky were all taken to hospitals to be treated for gunshot wounds. Wood and Rafsky are now sitting in the Geneva County Jail.

Investigators across the state line will charge the men with murder. They say he killed a man in Washington County and stole his car. According to The Dothan Eagle newspaper, the men became stuck in 66 year old James Shores driveway. The sheriff says the suspects broke into the man's home. He says Shores tried to help the two, but they beat him with a garden hoe and then shot him in the head. The Washington County Florida Sheriff says the crime happened abour three hours before the trooper shooting.

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