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Man shot in drive by shooting in Tuscaloosa on the strip after the Alabama homecoming game

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Man shot in drive by shooting in Tuscaloosa on the strip after the Alabama homecoming game


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Tuscaloosa Police investigating deadly shooting

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Man, 36, dead after Wednesday night shooting in Tuscaloosa

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Man, 36, dead after Wednesday night shooting in Tuscaloosa


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Tuscaloosa PD: Man fatally shot, another man beaten in trailer park; 2 in custody

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Teen who held 11 hostage at credit union was armed with BB gun

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Man shot dead in Tuscaloosa

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2 teens charged in shooting death of 69-year-old Tuscaloosa man
Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with a Tuscaloosa's man's death, authorities announced Friday. Cody Williams, 18, is charged with murder and two counts of third-degree burglary in the July 18 murder of 69-year-old Lester Williams, who was found shot to death in his bed at his home on T.Y. Rogers Avenue. Cody Williams was booked into the county jail on Oct   Read More ...
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Tuscaloosa man critically wounded after police officer involved shooting
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT)-A Tuscaloosa man is in critical condition after a police officer involved shooting. Police Chief Steve Anderson says the shooting happened around ten o’clock Saturday night in the 200 block of 24th Avenue East in Alberta. “Three police officers arrived on scene and located one male subject. Officers tried to talk to the man to see what had happened   Read More ...
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Man shot in drive by shooting in Tuscaloosa on the strip after the Alabama homecoming game
Tuscaloosa Police Chief Steve Anderson says the man was shot but did not know the victims condition. “He was standing on the sidewalk in front of Rounders and two individuals pulled up in a Crown Victoria. There was some shots fired from the vehicle. The individual was struck and the vehicle left headed east on University Boulevard. University of Alabama Police officers were in the area and got the vehicle stopped in the area of Colonial Drive and got two suspects in custody and recovered the gun used in the shooting” Anderson said   Read More ...
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Tuscaloosa apartment complex residents concerned after 2 shot during nearby brawl
The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. at Hodo Havan apartments on 33rd Street East near McFarland Boulevard. Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide officers say as many as 20 to 30 people were fighting in the moments leading up to the shooting. The altercation escalated before someone pulled a gun and began firing shots, according to police. Two victims were taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries   Read More ...
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Tuscaloosa PD investigating shooting at Hodo Haven Apartments
According to the Tuscaloosa Police Department, the shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. at the Hodo Haven Apartments. Police received calls regarding a large fight in the apartment complex. Shortly after, they received calls of shots being fired. When police arrived, shots were still being fired. Officers entered the apartment where they found two 22-year-old victims suffering gunshot wounds. One male was shot in the leg and the other was shot in the hip   Read More ...
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Tuscaloosa Police investigating deadly shooting
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — The Tuscaloosa Police Department is investigating after finding a man shot to death Wednesday night. Officers responded to the 3700 block of Willow Lane on a shooting around 10:50 p.m. When they arrived, they found a 35-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim died at the scene. Homicide investigators are speaking with witnesses at this time   Read More ...
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Man, 36, dead after Wednesday night shooting in Tuscaloosa
The shooting happened just before 11 p.m. in the 3700 block of Willow Lane. TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Police in Tuscaloosa are investigating a fatal shooting that left a 36 year old man dead. Officers were called to the 3700 block of Willow Lane just before 11 p.m. Wednesday night and found the victim dead on the scene. Investigators say they are interviewing witnesses   Read More ...
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Tuscaloosa PD: Man fatally shot, another man beaten in trailer park; 2 in custody
Two people are in custody after a man was fatally shot and another man was beaten in a trailer park early Sunday morning. The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office says the incident happened at Southern Oaks Trailer Park in the 2300 block of Crabtree Road. Investigators identified the shooting victim as 38-year-old Calvin Pruitt. Jr. They did not identify the beating victim but described him as a 39-year-old black man   Read More ...
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Man found shot to death and another severely beaten in Tuscaloosa
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Tuscaloosa County Homicide Unit officials in a release report that at approximately 2:30 a.m the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office requested homicide investigators to respond to Southern Oaks Trailer Park located at 2300 Crabtree Road. Sheriff deputies responded to a shooting call on Crabtree rd and when they arrived found one victim with apparent gunshot wounds deceased near lot #74   Read More ...
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2nd suspect jailed in shooting at Tuscaloosa apartment complex
A second person has been arrested in connection with a shooting at a Tuscaloosa apartment complex that led to more than 50 shots fired and injured one man. Authorities on Thursday announced the arrest of Jerry Lee "Pop" Edwards, 25. He is charged with first-degree theft and certain persons forbidden to possess a pistol. Investigators have said there could have been as many six shooters, but believe there were at least three to four   Read More ...
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Police searching for suspects in Tuscaloosa shooting; victim suffers life-threatening injuries
Officers responded to a call of several shots fired around 9 p.m. on James I. Harrison Parkway. Upon arrival, officers found over 50 shell casings in the parking lot of the apartment. Authorities say there were five occupied apartments, one unoccupied apartment, and five unoccupied vehicles that had all been shot into. Shortly after, officers received a call that a victim had been transported to DCH Tuscaloosa by a private vehicle   Read More ...
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Teen who held 11 hostage at credit union was armed with BB gun
The Tuscaloosa teen who police say held 11 employees hostage for more than two hours at a Tuscaloosa credit was armed with a BB gun, according to court documents made public Wednesday. There were 11 employees inside the building when Collins entered, brandishing a Marksman Repeater BB gun. At one point, the deposition shows, police were able to rescue one hostage and escort her out of the building. The document   Read More ...
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Teen boy shot to death identified
1 suspect in custody, authorities seek person of interest Updated: 9:21 AM CST Dec 28, 2016 Teen boy shot to death identified 1 suspect in custody, authorities seek person of interest Updated: 9:21 AM CST Dec 28, 2016 TUSCALOOSA Co. — A 17-year-old boy shot to death Tuesday afternoon in Hueytown has been identified. Steven Colt Coggins, 17, of MaCalla, was shot at 3:20 p.m. in Hueytown, but the body   Read More ...
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Woman, 48, wounded by gunfire on The Strip following Saturday's Iron Bowl
An investigation is underway after a woman was shot on The Strip in Tuscaloosa following Saturday's Iron Bowl. Tuscaloosa police and Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit investigators responded about midnight to a shooting at 1410 University Boulevard, said Capt. Gary Hood. The victim, a 48-year-old white female, told police she was in her vehicle trying to leave the parking lot of a business on the western end of The Strip   Read More ...
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Tuscaloosa woman arrested, charged after shooting man
TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - Tuscaloosa Police Lt. Teena Richardson says a man was shot in the head at Boardwalk Apartments in the 5500 block of Old Montgomery Highway around noon Wednesday. Richardson says he was taken to the hospital in critical condition. The Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide Unit has questioned a suspect that Richardson says is claiming the shooting was accidental. Homicide Unit Captain Gary Hood has identified the suspect as   Read More ...
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Man shot dead in Tuscaloosa
shares TUSCALOOSA, Ala — Police in Tuscaloosa are searching for the person who shot and killed a man in the road. According to Lt. Kip Hart with the homicide unit, officers got a call about a loud party around 10:20 Wednesday night. As detectives pulled up to 24th Avenue East, they heard several gunshots. Detectives say that is when they found the man dead in the road.   Read More ...
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Tuscaloosa PD: 20-year-old charged after argument ends with shots fired
A 20-year-old is facing an attempted murder charge after allegedly firing shots at another man following an argument at a Tuscaloosa apartment complex on Tuesday. Kelvin Colvin, who's also charged with shooting into an unoccupied vehicle, is accused of pulling out a revolver and firing twice at another 20-year-old who was standing on an apartment balcony at River Road Apartments. "Colvin was having a verbal altercation with an acquaintance of   Read More ...
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