16-year-old charged after shooting outside Tuscaloosa grocery store

Two people have been arrested for a shooting outside a Tuscaloosa grocery store. (Source: WBRC)
Two people have been arrested for a shooting outside a Tuscaloosa grocery store. (Source: WBRC)((Source: WBRC))
Updated: Dec. 28, 2018 at 6:22 PM CST
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TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - Tuscaloosa authorities say a 16-year-old has been charged after a shooting in a grocery store parking lot.

Tuscaloosa Police and members of the Violent Crimes Unit responded to Bear Creek Road around 3:05 p.m. on a shooting call in the parking lot of Vowels.

The victim is identified as a 22-year-old male. He was shot in the leg. The injury still does not appear to be life threatening.

Police say it appears the victim was attempting to buy a gun from three juveniles when an altercation started and the victim was shot.

Jamarion Jeontay Spence is charged as an adult with first-degree robbery. A second 16-year-old is being placed in Juvenile Detention for violation of conditional release. The third juvenile was released without any charges.

The investigation is ongoing and further information will be released later.

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