Teen arrested for weekend shooting in Northport

Teen arrested for weekend shooting in Northport
Jessie Lee Dixon Jr. was arrested on a charge of attempted murder. (Source: Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office)

NORTHPORT, Ala. (WBRC) - Northport police and Tuscaloosa’s Violent Crimes Unit have made an arrest for a shooting that happened early Saturday morning.

Tuscaloosa County Capt. Jack Kennedy says 18-year-old Jessie Lee Dixon Jr. is charged with one count of attempted murder for the incident.

Police were called to an area hospital to investigate after a shooting victim was brought there for treatment.

They determined the shooting happened at in the 3700 block of 17th Street in Northport at the Knoll Circle Apartments.

The victim is in critical condition and continues to receive treatment.

The suspect is being held in Tuscaloosa County Jail with a $60,000 bond.

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