Deputy, Suspect Killed In Shooting; Second Deputy Critical
November 24, 2012
About 4 p.m. Baldwin County deputies responded to 11830 Mallard Lane near Fairhope for a welfare concern over a suspect that acting aggressively toward family members. Deputies said the suspect, Scott Jansen, pulled out a weapon and opened fire, hitting two of three deputies multiple times.
Deputy Scott Ward, a 15-year veteran of the department, was pronounced dead the the USA Medical Center in Mobile. A second deputy, whose name has not been released, was in critical condition early Saturday morning. Jansen was pronounced dead at the scene.
The incident remains under investigation by the Baldwin County Major Crimes Task Force.