Man arrested after interstate shooting in Tuscaloosa

Published: Oct. 31, 2022 at 9:18 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 31, 2022 at 4:11 PM CDT
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - Traffic was diverted and an investigation is underway after a shooting on Interstate 20/59 in Tuscaloosa on Monday morning, Oct. 31.

Tuscaloosa Police responded after a call came in from a 19-year-old man who said he’d been injured when gunfire came through his windshield.

He said he’d been traveling south between the 72 and 73 mile markers around 7:30 a.m. when someone from another vehicle began firing shots. He was taken to DCH Regional Medical Center where he is being treated. Police say he is expected to survive his injuries.

The victim reported that he knew his assailant. Investigators located the suspect, his vehicle, and firearm later Monday morning. Authorities say the shooting appears to be a disagreement between the men over a woman.

Police say 22-year-old Jeffery Nicholas Woods has been charged with attempted murder with a $30,000 bond, and shooting into and occupied vehicle with a $30,000 bond. He is being held in the Tuscaloosa County Jail.

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Interstate shooting in Tuscaloosa
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