A Tuscaloosa man has been charged with attempted murder and another is still at large after a third man was shot in the leg Monday afternoon.

Captain Marty Sellers, the co-commander of the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit, said police first responded to the 2000 block of Skyland Boulevard just before 5 p.m.

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They arrived at the Marathon gas station, where a man had been shot in the leg but had left the area to drive himself to the hospital The victim was later stopped in a different area and transported to DCH Regional Medical Center.

Soon after they arrived at the gas station where the shooting originally took place, a 35-year-old Tuscaloosa man identified as Marcedes Turner turned himself into police at the gas station and surrendered a firearm to the officers there.

 

Investigators believe the shooting stemmed from an argument at the gas station between Turner, the victim and a third man who has yet to be publicly identified.

Turner was charged with attempted murder and illegally possessing a firearm, and investigators also charged him with robbery in relation to a previous incident.

Turner was placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail and a bond had not been set for him at 12:00 a.m. Tuesday.

Sellers said the third man is still being sought in the incident.

If anyone has information on the shooting they are encouraged to contact Tuscaloosa Police or the Tuscaloosa County Violent Crimes Unit.

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