UPDATE: 3 adults, 1 juvenile arrested after pursuit in Tuscaloosa ends in crash

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — Tuscaloosa Police have taken three adults and one juvenile suspects into custody after a pursuit that ended in a multi-vehicle crash in downtown Tuscaloosa.

The three suspects have been identified as: 18-year-old Tyrese Laquon Bell, charged with four counts of shooting into an unoccupied vehicle or building and one count of attempting to elude with a bond set at $50,000.

18-year-old Kaleria Alecia Gilbert, charged with one count of attempting to elude.

19-year-old Calvin Woods Jr., charged with four counts of shooting into an unoccupied and second-degree possession of marijuana.

One juvenile, age 17, is also in police custody.

A 911 caller reported shots fired from a maroon Dodge Charger at University Manor Apartments off Greensboro Avenue at 4:49 p.m., Tuscaloosa PD reports. Officers in the area located the vehicle and attempted to stop the driver who led them on a pursuit down Greensboro, 10th Avenue, Queen City Avenue, Seventh Street, the area of Government Park and back to Greensboro.

The passengers bailed out of the vehicle after the driver crashed into two unmarked Tuscaloosa Police Ford F150 trucks parked on Eighth Street, outside the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office and County Courthouse.

Officers pursued the suspects and took them into custody near a business on Lurleen Wallace Boulevard, police say. Weapons and other items were recovered.

The officers responded to the area of University Manor and found bullet holes in the building and windows of a house in the 400 block of 29th Place.

The investigation is still ongoing.


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