Ala. deputy's wife shot while committing burglary
37-year-old Melanie April Wheeler Brewster was shot
By PoliceOne Staff
PISGAH, Ala. — A deputy’s wife was shot in the face while she was attempting a burglary.
April Wheeler Brewster was taken to the hospital by a friend after she was shot Tuesday.
An investigation revealed that the shooting took place outside a home in Pisgah that Brewster had attempted to rob prior to the shooting. Initial reports said that she was shot while driving.
Investigators said Brewster is the wife of Jackson County Sheriff's Deputy, but no evidence linking the deputy to the incident has come forward.
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