Suspect arrested in Tuscaloosa homicide investigation

Crime

8:15 P.M. UPDATE

Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit has made an arrest in the shooting death of Henry McAlpine.

Omar Fowler, 24, was arrested Wednesday evening in connection to McAlpine’s murder. Fowler is an acquaintance of the McAlpine’s, authorities say. The shooting resulted from a personal disagreement between the two.

Fowler was booked into the Tuscaloosa County Jail with a bond of $150,000.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — Police are investigating a shooting in Tuscaloosa that sent one person to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

The shooting happened Tuesday night in the area of Pine Street and Elm Street. Police say the victim, 44-year-old Henry McAlpine, died from his injuries at DCH Regional Medical Center.

Anyone who has any information is requested to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at (205) 464-8690.


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