From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
GARDENDALE — A Vestavia Hills police officer was shot on Thursday, May 2, 2019, and later died.
Gardendale Police received a call to Woodbrook Drive at 10:47 p.m. When officers arrived on the scene at Woodbrook Apartments at 10:52 p.m., they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Gardendale Fire and Rescue took the victim to UAB where he was pronounced dead on the morning of Friday, May 3, 2019. The victim was identified as 42-year-old Andrew Wade Kimbrel.
Stephanie Nicole Keller, 43, was arrested and charged with murder. She is being held in the Jefferson County Jail on a $100,000 bond.
Investigators believe the shooting was domestic in nature.
Gardendale Police Department Chief Mike Walker said his prayers are with the victim’s family and with the Vestavia Hills Police Department.