Two persons of interest in deadly shooting of two-year old found; One still sought

Tyrese Laquon Bell and Kaleria Alicia Gilbert have been located
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TUSCALOOSA – Tyrese Laquon Bell, also known as, “Red” and Kaleria Alicia Gilbert have been located. Bell and Gilbert were two of three persons of interest wanted for questioning in the shooting death of Marcus Winston Jr, age 25, and a two-year-old boy. Captain Jack Kennedy of Tuscaloosa’s Violent Crime Unit released this information Monday, March 14, 2022.

Investigators are still searching for Deantwone Dante Long, also known as, “Lil 30”.

Marcus Winston Jr, age 25, and a two-year-old boy were shot to death Sunday, March 13, 2022, according to law enforcement. Marcus Winston Jr died at the scene. The two-year-old was in critical condition and died later that night, according to investigators. The two were shot around 4:30 pm Sunday while standing in the front yard of a home at 3028 19th Street near Freemon Park in West Tuscaloosa.

Witnesses reported seeing a white car or sedan occupied by three or four persons who shot at the victims as they drove by the residence.  The two victims, the adult and child, were not related to one another.

Anyone who witnessed this shooting or has any information on the whereabouts of the above listed persons of interest is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit immediately at (205) 464-8690 or the Tuscaloosa Police Department at (205) 349-2121.

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