1 killed in Tuscaloosa shooting, investigation underway

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December 25 2021 12:00 am

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — The Tuscaloosa Police Department are investigating a shooting that took the life of one person Tuesday.

According to the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit, a shooting took place on the 2500 block of 11th Court just after midnight on Tuesday. Upon arrival, officers discovered a person suffering from gunshot wounds and transported them to e local hospital where they later died from their injuries.

The victim was later identified as 20-year-old Maurice Jones Jr.

No further information has been provided at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

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