A spokesperson for the police department has confirmed that two officers were shot while answering a shots fired call.
A third victim was a woman. The injured officers were taken to Huntsville Alabama Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Officials have confirmed that one officer has succumbed to his injuries, and the other officer underwent emergency surgery and remains in critical condition. Their identities are not being released at this time.
The deceased officer will now be transported by Madison County Coroner Dr. Tyler Berryhill to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences in Huntsville, the autopsy will be performed on Wednesday.