Authorities have identified the Sunday morning fleeing felon as Jessica LaShae Dye of Florence. The 28 year old Dye is reported to be in stable condition at ECM Hospital after surgery for gunshot wounds.
Dye reportedly had outstanding warrants for her arrest, precipitating a University of North Alabama police officer’s attempt to take her into custody after a routine traffic stop shortly after 2:30 Sunday morning. The woman known as “Poodles” was allegedly shot six times by the unidentified officer who told Florence police that she attempted to run him down when he asked her to exit her car. Dye has arrests for drugs and assault dating back at least four years.
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