FUNERAL DETAILS RELEASED FOR SLAIN BIRMINGHAM OFFICER

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Funeral arrangements are set for a Birmingham police officer killed in the line of duty.

Sgt. Wytasha “Wyt” Carter was fatally shot early Sunday morning while investigating a call about vehicular burglaries. He and another officer had encountered two suspects and, after noticing one of them was armed, one of the suspects pulled out a weapon and fired.

The officers and one of the suspects were shot. The 31-year-old suspect remains at UAB hospital.

Carter’s funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center Legacy Arena.

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