A Tuscaloosa man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder after he allegedly shot and wounded another man while they were stopped in traffic Saturday.

According to court documents filed Tuesday - Monday was a state holiday - the victim was driving on Kaulton Road in west Tuscaloosa when an SUV stopped in front of him last Saturday, June 1st.

Behind him, a black Nissan Altima stopped and a man allegedly emerged and opened fire on the victim's stopped car.

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The adult man driving the target vehicle fled the area and got back to his residence nearby, where Tuscaloosa Police Officers and medical personnel responded and found him suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in his arm and chest.

The victim was treated at DCH Regional Medical Center, and the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit took over the cause.

Witness statements and forensic evidence led them to 41-year-old James Hughes, also known as "Pops."

Hughes was located Saturday and questioned, and he reportedly admitted to shooting at the other man while the two were stopped in the roadway.

Hughes was arrested and charged with one count of attempted murder and one count of shooting into an occupied vehicle.

He was booked in the Tuscaloosa County Jail and remained there Tuesday on a combined $50,000 bond.

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