2 charged with attempted murder after shooting in Tuscaloosa
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - Two individuals have been charged with attempted murder after a shooting at the Hodo Haven Apartments in Tuscaloosa Saturday evening.
Officials from Tuscaloosa PD and the Violent Crimes Unit say they responded to the Hodo Haven Apartments Saturday at approximately 8 p.m. on reports of a shooting.
Upon arrival, officers found two adult males suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Both victims had non-life-threatening wounds and were transported to DCH for medical treatment. The individuals shot are expected to survive.
The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit was called out to assume the investigation.
Authorities say multiple witnesses were interviewed, video surveillance from the area was reviewed, and the scene and physical evidence were processed.
Police say it was determined that a group of individuals fired on one of the injured individuals who then returned fire in an act of apparent self-defense. One of suspects was also injured during the exchange of fire.
Tuscaloosa Police say 25-year-old Kejuan Arrington has been charged with Attempted Murder, as well as having his release revoked on a previous criminal charge. Arrington is being held with no bond.
TPD also says 23-year-old Antwone Stowe has been charged with Attempted Murder and is being held on a $250,000 bond.
More arrests are possible as the investigation continues.
The investigation into the issue of self-defense will also continue to be investigated, and ultimately turned over to the District Attorney’s Office for review.
If you have any information related to this care, contact the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit at 205-464-8690.
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