Police investigating after teen shot in Northport

Valley Hills Shooting00000000

UPDATE: The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit says the victim has died.


Northport Police say a 16-year-old is fighting for their life after being shot this afternoon at Valley Hills Apartments.

Northport Assistant Police Chief Keith Carpenter said the teen was shot in the chest while inside a car at the complex.

The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit has taken over the investigation. There is not yet a known suspect or motive in the case.

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