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Officer critical, suspect dead after shooting rampage in Alabama

SARALAND, Ala. – Authorities say a police officer was shot and seriously wounded when responding to a domestic call in south Alabama the city of Saraland. A suspect was shot and later died.

WKRG-TV – (http://bit.ly/2i1XFCT) and WALA-TV (http://bit.ly/2i21g3L) report that Saraland police officer Jackie Tucker was in the hospital in critical but stable condition after Wednesday morning shooting.

The stations reported that the suspect, identified as 27-year-old Blake Richardson, died in the hospital.

Authorities said Tucker was one of the two officers who responded to a domestic violence call where the suspect and his grandfather.

Authorities did not immediately release the races of Richardson and the defendant.

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