VCU investigates deadly shooting in Tuscaloosa

Crime Scene

UPDATE TO BREAKING NEWS:  The Violent Crimes Unit is investigating a shooting in Tuscaloosa that killed a man Monday evening. It happened around 8 pm on the 300 block of 24th Street off Hargrove Road.

Upon arriving Tuscaloosa police found 43-year-old Tibaous Giles dead at the scene. A short time later police located a suspect and took him into custody. His name and condition are unknown at this time.

After the scene was processed, evidence collected, and witnesses interviewed it is believe that Giles may have been shot in self defense. No arrests have been made at this time.

The case is still under investigation.  Anyone who witnessed the shooting, or has any information is urged to contact the VCU at (205) 464-8690.

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