NORTHPORT MAN CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED MURDER IN WEEKEND INCIDENT

A 28-year-old man is facing attempted murder charges after Northport police say he fired a gun at his girlfriend.

Police said they were called to the Northgate Circle apartment complex Sunday around 9:30 p.m.

The 18-year-old victim told officers that she and her boyfriend, Xavier Neil Hickman, were involved in a physical altercation at the residence, and that he fired a gun at her and fled after she came back inside and asked for some of her property.

Officers said they found Hickman at the apartment and took him into custody.

He’s been charged with attempted murder and was placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jil on a $30,000 bond.

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