Robbery suspect shot by police in Tuscaloosa

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - In Tuscaloosa, a robbery suspect was shot multiple times by law enforcement at 26th Street and Kaufman Avenue.

Police say 24-year-old Antonio Tavoris Guyton was being served a warrant for 1st degree robbery when police say he fired on officers before opening the door and brandishing a weapon.

"Make no mistake about it.  Mr. Guyton knew that there was law enforcement out there," says Tuscaloosa Police Chief Steve Anderson. "With the number of officers that were there and the fact they had already knocked and announced.  There was no mistake that there were law enforcement officers out there."
Guyton is in DCH Regional Medical Center; his condition is unknown.
     
The Alabama Bureau of Investigation is now handling this case, which is standard procedure.

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