Alabama Deputy Shot During Hostage Situation moments Ago

An Alabama sheriff's deputy was shot while responding to a hostage situation Saturday, the latest casualty of a week of violence against law enforcement officers.

{xtypo_dropcap}T{/xtypo_dropcap}he Randolph County deputy was taken to UAB Hospital in Birmingham.

The deputy's condition was not immediately known.

The City of Heflin Police Department said a suspect is barricaded inside a building with at least one hostage., citing the Clay County Web, reported that a man is inside a trailer with his wife. It was not immediately clear whether the wife was being held against her will.