A person who featured within the hit podcast ‘S-Town’ has been shot and killed by police throughout a stand-off in Alabama, authorities say.
Tyler Goodson, 32, of Woodstock, was shot and killed by officers after he barricaded himself inside a house and “brandished a gun” at officers on Sunday morning, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency mentioned.
Police mentioned they had been responding to a name once they arrived on the dwelling. They didn’t clarify what led to the decision.
Mr Goodson posted a Facebook replace at across the time of the incident, based on native media, saying “Police bout [sic] shoot me in my own yard.”
The 2017 podcast S-Town informed the story of an Alabama man named John B McLemore, who took his personal life earlier than the present got here out.
S-Town focuses on the eccentric Mr McLemore, a restorer of vintage clocks, however finally investigates two killings within the city.
Mr Goodson explored his relationship with Mr McLemore within the podcast, saying in episode three: “Because you know, I ain’t ever had no daddy worth a damn. He’s just about the only daddy I’ve got.”
He was well-known in Woodstock’s neighborhood, which is made up of round 1,500 folks.
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“I know that everyone wants answers and details, myself included,” Woodstock mayor Jeff Dodson mentioned in an announcement following the capturing.
“Tyler was well known and loved by myself, his family and this community. That love extends far beyond due to the S-Town podcast.
“Please bear in mind at the moment that he’s a lot greater than a personality to the followers who beloved him. This younger man was a father, son, brother and good friend to many.”
Police say they’re reviewing the capturing.
Mr Goodson was given a suspended sentence in 2017 after pleading responsible to housebreaking and theft expenses accusing him of taking gadgets from Mr McLemore’s property after his dying.
Before pleading responsible, Mr Goodson had maintained he was retrieving gadgets that belonged to him.
He informed the AP information company in 2017 that the podcast had introduced loads of consideration to each the city and himself, however mentioned neither have performed him any favours.
“It’s a sad story, especially if you’re part of it,” he mentioned.