UNA police officer involved in shooting

by Editor-in-Chief Monday Sanderson

A woman was shot early July 9 on UNA’s campus after being accused of attempting to run over a UNA police officer.

The shooting occurred during a traffic stop at the intersection of Pine Street and Irving Street just before 3 a.m., according to a statement from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

The woman who has been identified as Jessica Lashae Dye was transported to the Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital.

Currently, the State Bureau of Investigation is investigating the shooting at the request of UNA Police Chief Kevin Gillilan. They will turn their findings over to the Lauderdale County District Attorney when the investigation is completed, according to their statement. 

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