US police officer critical after being shot in the head

A female police officer has been shot in the head while responding to a domestic violence call in Alabama State.

The 27-year-old man who shot her died of injuries after police officers pursued him as he took flight.

702's Bruce Whitfield spoke to US correspondent, Harley Carnes, about the details of the story and other developing news across the region.

The officer is in a critical condition now and everybody hopes that she survives and recovers.

Harley Carnes, US correspondent

Listen to the interview below:

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