Murder Suspects Left Tuscaloosa County Party After Getting “Beaten Up,” Returned with Guns
The men accused of killing one person and injuring three others at a party in Tuscaloosa County this weekend were "beaten up" and left the party before coming back with guns, according to court documents filed Monday.
Police say three men - Jarrett Tyler Booth, Zachary Tyler Smith and Dallas Eugene Clark - shot up the party around 3 a.m. Sunday and killed Cayden "Beau" Nolen, whose family is raising funds for his funeral expenses.
All three suspects were arrested this weekend and each was charged with one count of murder and three counts of attempted murder.
In depositions filed Monday, investigators said Clark and Booth were at the venue before the shooting and "had been beaten up at the party and told to leave."
They left in Booth's truck and drove to Clark's house, and Clark "admitted to informing Mr. Booth and Mr. Smith that he was going to kill people back at the party."
The trio all rode back in the truck, where Clark shot the four victims, killing Nolen and injuring the others. Smith was reportedly also armed, although the depositions are not clear on whether he also fired.
All three reportedly left in Booth's truck and fled the scene. All three remain in the Tuscaloosa County Jail where they are being held without bond pursuant to Aniah's Law until a judge can decide if and where to set bail.
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