From The Tribune Staff Reports
COLBERT COUNTY — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) State Bureau of Investigation (SBI), with support and assistance from the Muscle Shoals Police Department, arrested a man connected to an officer-involved shooting on Wednesday, October 6.
According to ALEA, 41-year-old Brian Lansing Martin was arrested in Hunstville and charged with three counts of capital murder, two counts of attempted murder, two counts of shooting into an occupied vehicle, and one count felon in possession of a firearm.
Martin is accused of killing Sgt. Nick Risner and William Mealback and injuring Lt. Max Dotson. Martin, who was also injured in the officer-involved shooting, was released from Huntsville Hospital on October 6.
Martin is being held at Colbert County Jail.
No additional information is available as this investigation is ongoing. Once complete, the findings will be turned over to the Colbert County District Attorney.