Sheriff's deputies in Tuscaloosa County are investigating two unrelated assaults that took place Friday in residential areas off Highway 69 South.

Jack Kennedy, the commander of the multi-agency Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit, said deputies were called to a stabbing on Mimosa Garden Circle and a shooting at Branscomb Apartments Friday afternoon.

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In the stabbing, Kennedy said investigators report a man and woman were arguing and the male was stabbed but did not sustain life-threatening injuries. The woman is in police custody, he said.

Less than two miles away, at the apartments off 60th Street, Kennedy said VCU has found a man that was shot in the leg, but said the victim is not currently cooperating with investigators.

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