1 Dead, 1 Critical, 1 in Custody After Saturday Shooting in Tuscaloosa,
One person is dead, another is seriously wounded and a third is in police custody after a Saturday evening shooting in Tuscaloosa.
Captain Marty Sellers, the co-commander of the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit, told local media that police were called to the 3000 block of 20th Street on reports of a shooting shortly after 6:15 p.m.
Two adult men had been shot, and both were rushed to an area hospital. One has since died and the other is in critical condition, Sellers said.
The suspect in the shooting reportedly fled the scene in a vehicle belonging to one of the victims, but Sellers said they eventually surrendered to police and are in custody,
This is a breaking, developing story, and police have not identified either victim or the suspect.
By the count of the Tuscaloosa Thread staff, this marks the 16th homicide in Tuscaloosa County this year.
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