Police Identify 29-Year-Old Killed in Saturday Shooting, No Arrests Yet
Police in Tuscaloosa have identified the victim killed in a Saturday night shooting that also injured two others.
Captain Jack Kennedy, the commander of the multi-agency Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit, said police in Tuscaloosa responded to the 3500 block of 21st Street in West Tuscaloosa around 10 p.m. Saturday on reports of gunshots fired in the area.
Three people were found shot, including one who was pronounced dead at the scene of the crime.
That victim was 29-year-old Charlie Lee Thomas.
Kennedy said the other victims were taken to DCH Regional Medical Center and treated for injuries that police do not believe are life-threatening. One has since been released from the hospital.
TPD gave the case to the VCU, who investigates all unnatural deaths, homicides and sex crimes in Tuscaloosa County.
Kennedy said the investigation into the killing is still active and ongoing, and he urged anyone with information aobut the shooting to immediately contact the VCU at 205-454-8690.
By the count of the staff at the Thread, this marks the 9th homicide that has been committed in Tuscaloosa County so far in 2022.
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