SECOND SUSPECT IDENTIFIED IN KIDNAPPING CASE

Today, Tuscaloosa Homicide Unit investigators served an Attempted Murder warrant on Deante Cooper, 24, in relation to the incident on April 4th at Brookstone Apts.  Cooper is already being held in the County Jail on  Kidnapping and Burglary charges.

Investigators have identified a second suspect and need help in locating him. He is Sherman James Rountree, 18 years of age.  Rountree is wanted on Kidnapping I and Burglary I charges.  He has connections to Birmingham, Ensley, and Tuscaloosa.  Rountree is 6’03”, 197 lbs.**

If anyone has information on Rountree please contact local law enforcement or CrimeStoppers.

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