Woman arrested for attempted murder in Tuscaloosa

Woman arrested for attempted murder in Tuscaloosa
Deborah Watkins, 50. (Source: Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit)

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting on Hwy 171 Friday around 10 p.m.

Police say the male victim was shot in the neck, airlifted to UAB, and is currently in stable condition.

The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit was called to investigate the case. They discovered the victim was shot by a woman who he had been in a past relationship with.

Warrants were obtained on 50-year-old Deborah Watkins for attempted murder with a $60,000 bond, according to police.

Watkins was booked into the county jail on Tuesday and has since been released on bond.

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