Injured HPD officer gives thumbs up from intensive care

HUNTSVILLE, Ala (WHNT) – The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) provided a brief update on injured officer Albert Morin on Friday.

Morin was seriously injured after being shot while responding to a call for gunfire at the Governors House Apartments at around 4.45pm on Tuesday.

On Friday, HPD released the first photo of Morin since being injured showing him in the hospital and giving him a thumbs up. He was joined by Huntsville Police Chief Kirk Giles and Deputy Chiefs Micheal Johnson, Charles Brooks and Scott Hudson.

(Huntsville Police Department)

The ministry said Morin thanked everyone in the community and beyond for the thoughts and prayers they sent him during his recovery.

Huntsville Police Officer Garrett Crumby died after being shot during the same call where Morin was injured.

HPD released funeral arrangements for Crumby on Wednesday. Visitation will take place on Sunday, April 2 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Officer Crumby’s funeral will take place on Monday, April 3 at 10:30 a.m.

Visitation and funeral will be held at Mayfair Church of Christ, located at 1095 Carl T Jones Drive.

Huntsville Police officials have confirmed that Officer Garret Crumby will be buried at Tuscaloosa Memorial Park on Monday, April 3, where his body will be taken following the funeral in Huntsville.

The HPD said condolences can be sent to the Crumby family and recovery cards can be sent to Agent Morin c/o HPD PO Box 2085 Huntsville, AL 35804.

Private funds were also established through the Redstone Federal Credit Union to support the families of the two officers.


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