At about 2:30 A.M. near the I-10 exit in Grand Bay an undercover narcotics operation took place and a suspect attempted to get away on a motorcycle where he laid the bike down and began firing on officers from the Mobile County Street Enforcement Narcotics Team Or (MCSENT)
One undercover Mobile Police Officer was shot three times according to news reports hitting him in the legs and stomach. Officers returned fire striking the suspect.
The Officer was taken to surgery at the University of South Alabama Medical Center where part of his intestine was removed and he is expected to survive. The Suspect is in critical condition at University of South Alabama Medical Center as well.
Neither the suspect nor undercover officer’s name has yet been released.
The Mobile department’s homicide unit and its internal affairs unit will conduct separate investigations of the shooting, both of which will be reviewed by the District Attorney’s Office