Good Hope shooting victim identified 

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GOOD HOPE, Ala. – According to a report from the special agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s State Bureau of Investigation, an update was given of the Friday Good Hope campground shooting.  

The suspect identified as Nathan Larry Parsons, 49, of Gardendale, was pronounced deceased. 

ALEA is currently investigating the officer-involved shooting, which occurred near the Good Hope Community at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 6.  

The shooting involved officers and special agents assigned to the SBI Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force.  ADETF is composed of officers from various local agencies throughout the state who have partnered together with SBI in an effort to enforce and combat illegal narcotics. 

No officers or special agents were injured during the incident. 

According to ALEA, nothing further is available as the investigation is ongoing. Once the investigation is complete, the findings will be turned over to the Cullman County District Attorney’s Office.