Suspect in Tuscaloosa officer involved shooting jailed

Antonio Guyton (photo: Tuscaloosa County Jail)
Antonio Guyton (photo: Tuscaloosa County Jail)

By Kelvin Reynolds

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - The suspect involved in an officer shooting in Tuscaloosa is out the hospital and in jail. Jail records from the Tuscaloosa County jail show 24-year-old Antonio Guyton has been booked on robbery charges. His bond is set at $60,000.
On Monday April 20th, members of the Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide Unit were serving arrest warrants on Guyton. Police Chief Steven Anderson and Sheriff Ted Sexton said when officers went to a home where Guyton was staying and announced themselves, he came to the door carrying a gun and fired at least one shot. Authorities returned fire and struck Guyton at least twice.

Court records indicate Guyton was out of jail on bond on two separate robberies at the time of the shooting.  

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