UPDATE: MAN IN CUSTODY ON ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES

UPDATE: The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office says they have Reginald Dewayne Dixon, 45, in custody and facing attempted murder charges.


The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a 35-year-old man was shot Sunday morning.

Authorities said it happened in the 2900 block of 19th Street, near Westlawn Middle School.

Witnesses said the victim and the suspect, identified as Reginald Dewayne Dixon, 45, were arguing over a woman when the suspect pulled out a gun. He threatened to kill the victim before he fired one round, hitting the victim in the hip. The injury does not appear to be life-threatening, police said.

Dixon has been charged with attempted murder, and there’s a warrant out for his arrest.

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