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Officer on Leave in Troy Shooting

Posted December 27, 1997

— A Montgomery County officer is on administrative leave after a Christmas Eve shooting.

Officer Johnnie Bruton shot a drunk driving suspect Wednesday night.

Investigators say Bruton was chasing a suspect, and once he caught the man, they struggled. Bruton's gun went off. The suspect was shot in the leg.

The S-B-I is investigating.


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