The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit is investigating a Tuesday afternoon shooting at Hay Court Apartments.

Captain Marty Sellers, the co-commander of the multi-agency Tuscaloosa VCU, alerted local media at 1:30 p.m. that his agency was called to take over the investigation of a shooting in Hay Court that reportedly took place around 12:45.

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One male victim was shot and is now being treated at DCH, Sellers said.

The VCU, which is made up of detectives from the Tuscaloosa Police Department, the Northport Police Department, the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office and the University of Alabama, investigates all violent crimes, unnatural deaths and sex crimes in Tuscaloosa County.

No further details about the victim or his condition, suspect, circumstance or motive for the shooting were immediately available.

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