One person was killed early Wednesday morning in a shooting in West Tuscaloosa, police sources have confirmed.

Captain Jack Kennedy, the commander of the multi-agency Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit, said his investigators were called to a scene at Fosters Ferry Road and 21st Street in response to a shooting.

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One person was found dead, and police are working to interview witnesses and collect physical evidence.

Kennedy informed media of the investigation at 4:44 a.m. Wednesday, although it was not immediately clear when the deadly shooting took place.

No information about the victim has yet been provided, and no further details were available early Wednesday morning.

UPDATE: according to a social media post from the Tuscaloosa Police Department, the shooting took place around 11 p.m. Tuesday and the victim is a young man who was found shot in a vehicle. He was taken to DCH Regional Medical Center, but did not survive.

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