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Botched drug deal leads to deputy-involved shooting in Roebuck

Botched drug deal leads to deputy-involved shooting in Roebuck

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BIRMINGHAM - AL - Jefferson County Chief Deputy Randy Christian says a deputy interrupted a drug deal and shot a suspect.

It happened just after 9 o'clock Friday night in the Wal-Mart parking lot in Birmingham's Roebuck community.

The suspect fled and as he tried to hit a deputy with a vehicle, the deputy fired a shot, striking the suspect.

The suspect went to UAB Hospital. His condition is unknown.

No word on any other injuries.

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