2 men charged with murder following shooting at University Manor in Tuscaloosa

Tobias Nickerson, 23.
Tobias Nickerson, 23.(Source: Tuscaloosa Police)
Published: Aug. 21, 2021 at 5:52 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 30, 2021 at 5:16 AM CDT
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - Tuscaloosa Police are investigating the death of a 24-year-old man who was shot and killed at an apartment complex early Saturday morning.

Deputies were called to the area of 5th Ave and 30th Pl. E at University Manor apartment complex around 12 a.m. Upon arrival they discovered the body of 24-year-old Larry Deashean Cameron.

Police say their investigation has identified Tobias Nickerson, a 23-year-old Tuscaloosa resident, as being involved in the actions that led to the death of Cameron.

Nickerson has been charged with felony murder and attempted murder.

Police say Nickerson was booked into the county jail with his bond to be set later by the court.

Warrants were obtained on a second suspect police identify as 19-year-old Calvin Woods, Jr.

On Sunday night, Woods was taken into custody by Tuscaloosa Police. Woods was charged with murder and attempted murder, $210,000 bond, along with several other outstanding Circuit Court Writs for previous cases of shooting into an unoccupied building, no bond.

Calvin Woods Jr, 19.
Calvin Woods Jr, 19.(Source: Tuscaloosa Police)

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is strongly encouraged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 205-464-8690 or the Tuscaloosa Police Department at 205-349-2121.

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