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Pell City officer shoots man, state investigating

PELL CITY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Bureau of Investigation is reviewing a confrontation in which a Pell City police officer shot a man while on duty.

Investigators say Pell City police responded to a call about a disturbance on Friday night, and an officer was assaulted.

Police say the officer shot an attacker to defend himself.

The man was hospitalized in critical condition Saturday, and the officer was treated and released from a hospital in St. Clair County.

Authorities didn't release the name of the officer or the person who was wounded.

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