A man and a woman were later arrested near a Super 8 motel in Moody, Ala., according to FOX 6 in Birmingham.
The circumstances leading up to the shooting weren’t immediately clear.
Moody police Sgt. Stephen Williams, 50, was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital.
Williams was a 23-year law enforcement veteran and had been with the department for three years, FOX 6 reported.
“He was awesome. He was a good man. A good person; funny to be around,” Moody police Chief Thomas Hunt said, according to the Trussville Tribune. “All I can ask is for everyone to be in prayer for the Williams family and the Moody Police Department.”
No other details were immediately available.
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