A man was shot and suffered minor injuries Wednesday night when a dispute in west Tuscaloosa led to fighting and gunfire.

Stephanie Taylor, a spokesperson for the Tuscaloosa Police Department, confirmed that officers were called to an area near Freeman Park on 19th Street in Tuscaloosa's West End Wednesday nights on reports of a shooting.

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Captain Marty Sellers, the co-commander of the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit, said police believe an earlier dispute had led to a fight that ended when a gun was fired.

Sellers said a man was shot in his hand and was treated for wounds the VCU does not consider life-threatening.

No arrests have been made in this case so far - stay connected to the Tuscaloosa Thread for more information if any is made available as the VCU continues to investigate.

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