Alabama police officer reportedly shot twice after car chase

An Alabama police officer reportedly was shot two times early Friday after an apparent car chase stemming from a drug deal gone wrong.

The shooting occurred around 2:30 a.m. at a Citgo gas station near the Interstate-10 exit in Grand Bay, WALA-TV reported. The Mobile Police Department told WKRG-TV the extent of the unidentified officer’s injuries is unknown but he was expected to survive.

The suspect in the shooting was also wounded, WKRG-TV reported. The suspect’s condition is unclear at this time.

Witnesses told WKRG-TV that the incident appeared to be drug deal that went wrong. They said the suspect was meeting a group of people behind a restaurant when an undercover officer turned their lights on.

The suspect then attempted to flee on a motorcycle and was chased to the gas station where the shooting occurred.

Mobile Police are expected to hold a press conference later Friday morning.

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