Alabama police officer shot, rushed to hospital; suspect barricaded, police say

A police officer has been shot late Tuesday night within Mobile, Ala., and a suspect had been barricaded in a home, FOX 10 documented.

The officer was immediately hurried to a hospital in an ambulance, yet his condition was unknown.

The believe was reportedly barricaded inside a house. A SWAT team was around the scene, FOX 10 reported, plus a large crowd had gathered in the region.

Specialists said the shooting may be linked to a woman’s mysterious death earlier in the evening. Police were looking into her death when they rushed towards the scene of the officer’s shooting, SIBEL 10 reported.

Officers responded to a dead entire body in the middle of the road prior to the officer becoming shot.   (FOX 10)

Her body has been found in the middle of the road, police stated, and callers reported she have been hit by a car.

But officials afterwards said they could not definitively figure out yet how the woman had passed away, FOX 10 reported.

Gregg Re is an editor for Sibel News. Follow him on Tweets @gregg_re .