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Opelika Police investigate an officer involved shooting on northbound Interstate 85 at mile marker 63 in Opelika, Ala., on Thursday, March 6, 2014. The wounded person was taken to East Alabama Medical Center. The investigation has been taken over by Alabama Bureau of Investigation.
Posted: Friday, March 7, 2014 3:22 pm
The Opelika Police Department has identified the officer involved in a Thursday night shooting incident as Officer Phillip Hancock.
Hancock, a seven-year veteran with OPD, was placed on administrative leave with pay immediately following the incident, Capt. Bruce DeLong said Friday. He declined to say what led to the shooting.
Friday, March 7, 2014 3:22 pm.