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One person dead following shooting at Tuscaloosa apartment complex

Published: Jun. 20, 2022 at 6:24 AM CDT
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - A 22-year-old was killed and an 18-year-old injured in a shooting at an apartment complex in Tuscaloosa Sunday night according to police.

It happened sometime around 11 p.m. at the Cottages of Lake Tamaha Apartments.

“All that we can release right now is that there was a gathering or a party. A large group of people were there. Some type of altercation took place and shortly after that the shots were fired,” said Capt. Jack Kennedy of Violent Crimes Unit.

Two people were taken to DCH medical center following the shooting. One of them, 22-year-old Dontavius White, was pronounced dead by hospital staff. The other an 18-year-old, was taken into surgery and is expected to recover.

VCU is in the process of interviewing witnesses and collecting evidence.   At this time no arrests has been made, and the investigation is ongoing.

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