Tuscaloosa police investigating late-night shooting death of teenager

13 year old killed in Tuscaloosa shooting

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - Tuscaloosa police are investigating the shooting death of a 13-year-old male.

Police say they responded to the 300 block of James I. Harrison Parkway around 11:15 p.m. Thursday. Arriving officers found a 13-year-old male dead at the scene. Officers located a handgun close to the teen.

During the preliminary investigation, police say two males identified themselves as being involved and said they acted in self-defense. They were taken into custody and interviewed.

No charges have been filed at this time.

13 year old killed in Tuscaloosa shooting

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