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SPD: Suspect in custody after Pickle Patch Market shooting; no injuries reported


SYLACAUGA, Ala. – The Sylacauga Police Department took a man into custody after he fired his gun at the Pickle Patch Market on Hwy. 280 Thursday afternoon.

SPD Chief Kelley Johnson told the 51-year-old suspect entered the Pickle Patch Market with alleged psychological problems threatening suicide. The man fired one round inside the business.

SPD arrived on the scene and evacuated Pickle Patch Market along with Giovanni’s Italian Restaurant.

Johnson said investigators and negotiators were able to talk to the suspect and take him into custody without any further incidents. will continue to follow this post and bring you updates as they become available.

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