Tuscaloosa authorities apprehend attempted murder suspect

Tuscaloosa authorities apprehend attempted murder suspect

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - Tuscaloosa authorities apprehended a suspect in an attempted murder case.

Officers went to the 2900 block of 19th Street on a shooting call around 10:30 a.m. on Sunday.

Witnesses told police the victim and the suspect had been in a verbal argument over a female and the suspect pulled a gun and threatened to kill the victim.

He then fired one round hitting the victim. The suspect then ran from the scene.

Officers have identified the suspect as 45-year-old Reginald Dewayne Dixon.

Police took Dixon into custody on Monday afternoon.

Dixon is in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on $60,000 bond.

The 35-year-old victim was taken to DCH for treatment to a gunshot wound to the hip area. He is in stable condition as of Monday afternoon.

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