A Tuscaloosa man was arrested Wednesday as a suspect in a shooting that left another man injured in late June.

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According to a deposition obtained by the Tuscaloosa Thread, the incident occurred on June 26.

Tuscaloosa Police reportedly responded to a call in the 400 block of 29th Place in Tuscaloosa where a man was found lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

The victim told investigators he got into a verbal altercation with the suspect, identified as 34-year-old Stephen Danier Pace.

Pace allegedly left the scene and came back shortly after and shot the victim at close range.

The victim was taken to DCH Regional Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Pace was charged with second-degree assault, which is a Class C felony, and booked into the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $10,000 bond. Jail records did not list him as an inmate as of Thursday afternoon, indicating he may have been released.

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