A man has been arrested in connection to a shooting in west Tuscaloosa last week that cost the victim one of his fingers, according to documents filed Friday.

As the Thread first reported, a dispute between two men near Freeman Park on 19th Street ended with gunfire and the victim suffering minor injuries.

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Witnesses said the two were in a physical altercation when one man pulled out a gun and shot the other in the hand.

That injury led to the amputation of the man's pinky finger, court documents said, and the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit investigated the case among a slew of other shootings last week.

The victim only knew his shooter as "Dog," but police were able to identify 60-year-old Michael Deangelo Terrell as a suspect and determine he was likely the shooter.

Terrell was arrested Thursday and charged with first-degree assault, a Class A felony.

He remained in the Tuscaloosa County Jail Friday afternoon.

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