Tuscaloosa police investigating shooting that left 13-year-old boy dead


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — The Tuscaloosa Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a 13-year-old dead.

According to the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit, a shooting was reported at 11:15 p.m. Thursday in the 300 block of James Harrison Parkway, where a 13-year-old boy was found dead. Officers located a handgun close to the victim.

While on the scene, police came in contact with two teenagers who claimed to have been involved in the shooting and acted in self defense. The two teens have not been arrested or charged.

The case is under investigation.

This is a developing story.

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