That call led to an hours-long standoff between police and the two suspects, according to officials.
Williams was a father of three, according to a GoFundMe account set up for the family.
Condolences over Williams’ death continue pouring in over social media, including from Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey.
Williams was a 23-year veteran police officer who spent the last three years with the St. Clair County, Alabama, department.
Williams is the second Alabama police officer shot to death in the line of duty in 2020. Kimberly police Officer Nick O’Rear was fatally shot Feb. 4 during a pursuit on Interstate 65, according to AL.com.