Gunman Ambushed Cop Driving Down Road, Shot Him Repeatedly Through Vest

A Selma police officer was ambushed in an attempted assassination Sunday morning.

Selma, AL - In what appears to be an attempted assassination of a police officer, a Selma officer was shot by a high-powered rifle while he was driving on patrol.

The incident happened at around 4 a.m. at Broad Street and Furniss Avenue, according to WBRC.

The unidentified officer was driving through the intersection when he was suddenly shot twice in the chest.

Both shots went through the officer's body armor, and police later recovered rifle ammunition casings on scene.

The officer sped away from the attack, but then lost control of his vehicle and crashed.

Another officer arrived and transported him to Vaughn Medical Center in a patrol car.

The officer is expected to survive his wounds. Selma Police Chief Spencer Collier said the the officer is a 10-year veteran.

The chief called the attack an ambush, and that they believe more than one person was involved.

Authorities have not released any information about the attackers or if they have identified any potential suspects.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has taken over the investigation.

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Charmed007
Charmed007

I hope they catch those responsible and punish.. Praying for a full recovery for the officer who was shot...:-(

Hi_estComnDenomnn
Hi_estComnDenomnn

In the Navy they teach you self discipline. I used this skill wisely in the comments section on sites that contain material I disagree with. So to all you whyte nimrods out there, piss off.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@pbm4jc🤣 neither is "the right".have you noticed the majority of cop killers are fresh from the trailer park?

pbm4jc
pbm4jc

And the left is not helping alleviating this hatred with their vitriolic narrative against the LEOs. Go hard on criminal elements. Shout down liberal rhetoric. Stand ground for justice. Stand tall for America.

investigator
investigator

Prayers for a full recovery to this Officer.....and Thank you for your service. Thank God for the vest!!!!