Prichard Police have “person of interest” after shots fired at police

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(UPDATE 05/16/2020 1:05 PM: Prichard Police say they have a person of interest after shots were fired at an officer following a traffic stop. We are told no charges have been filed yet at this time. Officials say this was a collective effort between members of the Prichard and Saraland Police Departments.

(UPDATE 05/16/2020 11:56 AM: At 10:30 AM the suspect was pulled over at a traffic stop. The suspect then got out of the vehicle and dropped some narcotics. The suspect then shot at the police officer and ran off. There were no reported injuries.

PRICHARD, Ala. (WKRG) — A News 5 source tells us shots were fired at a Prichard Officer on 1st Avenue and Dickerson Street.

Prichard Police and Saraland K-9 are on the scene searching for a possible suspect who fired shots. We have a crew heading to the scene and will update you as we learn more.

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