Police in Tuscaloosa County arrested an 18-year-old man Friday after months of investigation following a shooting in Northport back in June.

Captain Jack Kennedy, the commander of the multi-agency Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit, said the shooting took place on June 27th in the 1700 block of 20th Street in Northport.

Kennedy said police believe a vehicle stopped there and a man stepped out of the car and fired multiple shots at two people in the area.

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Neither intended victim was struck by gunfire, Kennedy said, but a nearby residence was hit by at least one bullet.

Kennedy said the investigation led police to identify Marquette Hutt as their suspect, and evidence was presented to a grand jury, who indicted him on two counts of attempted murder and one count of shooting into an occupied building.

Hutt was arrested Friday and placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail, where he was also charged with drug charges and one count of receiving stolen property.

He remained there Friday afternoon on a combined bond of $67,500.



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