3 adults, 1 juveniles arrested after Tuscaloosa pursuit ends in multi-vehicle crash

3 adults, 1 juveniles arrested after Tuscaloosa pursuit ends in multi-vehicle crash
1 adult, 2 juveniles arrested after Tuscaloosa pursuit ends in multi-vehicle crash (Source: Tuscaloosa Police Department)

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - An adult and two juveniles were arrested Saturday evening in Tuscaloosa after an apartment shooting led to a high speed chase and ended in a multi-vehicle crash in downtown Tuscaloosa.

The incident started with a 911 call about shots being fired from a maroon Dodge Charger at University Manor Apartments off Greensboro Avenue.

Officers in the area were able to locate the Charger and attempted to make a stop but the driver eluded police and led them on a pursuit across several blocks.

Police reports say officers threw spike strips to stop the car. After hitting the spikes, the driver eventually crashed into two parked, unmarked Tuscaloosa Police trucks parked on 8th St outside the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office and County Courthouse.

The passengers bailed out a few blocks before the driver crashed. The driver of the vehicle jumped out and ran toward a business on Lurleen Wallace Boulevard, but were caught and taken into custody.

Police released the names of the three adults charged: Tyrese Bell,18, Kaleria Gilbert, 18, and Calvin Woods Jr., 19.

Officers report that weapons and other items were discovered inside the vehicle.

Back at the apartments, Officers found bullet holes in the building and windows of a house in the 400 block of 29th Pl.

This is an ongoing investigation. Authorities say the suspects are in custody, but they have not been charged as of Saturday evening.

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