Andy Kimbrel Wiki
Alabama police officer was shot and killed in his home in what investigators said was a domestic incident. Andrew Wade ‘Andy’ Kimbrel, 42, has been a police officer for nearly two decades.
Gardendale police found the officer suffering from a gunshot wound when they arrived at his apartment in response to a 911 call just before 11 p.m. Thursday. He was rushed to a local emergency room but died not long after.
MIDDAY UPDATE: Vestavia Hills Police identified the deceased officer as Andrew “Andy” Wade Kimbrel. Kimbrel had been with Vestavia Hills Police since 2002, according to a statement from the department. He worked as a school resource officer, patrol … https://t.co/YFCeACU4SD
— North Jefferson News (@NorthJeffNews) May 3, 2019
Kimbrel was a police officer in Vestavia Hills, north of Gardendale and Birmingham.
His wife Stephanie Nicole Keller has now been charged with his murder.
Kimbrel Was Gunned Down in His Home During a Domestic Incident. Police Charged Keller With His Murder
t a press conference Friday morning, Gardendale Police Chief Mike Walker said that at 10:57 p.m. Thursday night, a 911 call was received and police were on the scene within 5 minutes. They responded to a home at the Woodbrook Apartments complex and there discovered a 42-year old white male with a gunshot wound. He was transported to the University of Alabama Birmingham Hospital’s emergency room. In the early hours of Friday morning, he was pronounced dead. Police learned that the man was Vestavia Hills Police Department officer Andy Kimbrel.
Cause of Death
An Alabama police officer was shot and killed in his home in what investigators said was a domestic incident. Andrew Wade ‘Andy’ Kimbrel, 42, has been a police officer for nearly two decades. https://t.co/mcIh1DAhtL pic.twitter.com/OBztxkTU3X
— Trending Gist (@todaytrail) May 3, 2019
Here’s the full VHPD statement
The #VestaviaHills Police Department identified the officer as Andy Kimbrel, a husband and father of two children. Incident appears to be domestic related.
My condolences to the friends and family of officer #AndyKimbrel#DomesticViolence #DV #EndDomesticViolence #WeAreHumans pic.twitter.com/4pOE8KVJQt
— Chicago’s Finest?? (@ChicagosFines19) May 3, 2019
“On May 3, 2019 the Vestavia Hills Police Department lost one of our own. ANDREW WADE KIMBREL, 42 of Gardendale, Alabama lost his life during a domestic incident at his residence. ANDY has served the City of Vestavia Hills since October of 2002 and he previously served with the Fairfield Police Department. During his service with Vestavia Hills Police Department Andy served as a patrol officer, school resource officer and evidence technician.
ANDY was loved by his fellow officers and the community in which he chose to protect.
The Vestavia Police Department extends our gratitude to the community for their outpouring of support during this difficult time.
Stephanie Nicole Keller, 43, was arrested on suspicion of murder in the Thursday night shooting death of Vestavia Hills police officer Andy Kimbrel, according to the Gardendale Police Department. https://t.co/ZqN9ZmQ51P
— Vestavia Voice (@VestaviaVoice) May 3, 2019
We would also like to extend our appreciation to the Gardendale Police Department for their professional courtesy.
We extend our deepest sympathies to Andy’s family and friends.
Kimbrel is survived by two children.
Stephanie Nicole Keller: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know: Police in Gardendale, Alabama have charged Stephanie Nicole Keller with the murder of her husband, police officer Andy Kimbrel. ? #BackTheBlue