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Man, 71, held in Alabama church shooting that killed 2

By Jay Reeves, Associated Press VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. (AP) - Police in Alabama say a 71-year-old man used a handgun to fatally shoot two elderly people and wound a third during a potluck dinner at a church. Police Capt. Shane…

Domestic dispute turns deadly

TUSCALOOSA - Jonathan Peebles, age 38, has been arrested and charged with manslaughter following a deadly shooting involving his 27-year-old girlfriend. Tuscaloosa Police was dispatched Thursday evening to the 3500 block of McKenzie Avenue, which is in the McKenzie Courts…

Shooting sends one man to the hospital

NORTHPORT -  One man was taken to the hospital after being shot Tuesday night. The call came in to Northport Police shortly after 8 PM on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. Jack Kennedy of Tuscaloosa's Violent Crime Unit said the multi-jurisdictional…

Boy, 13, killed in apparent accidental shooting in Clanton

CLANTON, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a 13-year-old boy has died in what's believed to have been an accidental shooting in Chilton County. Al.com reports that the death happened Wednesday afternoon at a home in Clanton. Chilton County Sheriff John…

Students mourn loss of 2 classmates who were shot to death

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Officials at a high school near Birmingham say grief counselors would be available Tuesday to help students deal with the loss of two 16-year-old classmates who were shot to death over the weekend. Al.com reports that…

3-year-old killed in Montgomery shooting

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Montgomery police confirm a 3-year-old was killed in a shooting in Montgomery. The shooting happened Friday afternoon. Police identified the victim as Ja'Seyon Green. Capt. Saba Coleman told news outlets that the circumstances surrounding the shooting…

Authorities investigating after man dies in shooting Tuesday

The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit is investigating after a man died in a shooting this afternoon on Sixth Street in Tuscaloosa. According to VCU, the victim was found dead at the scene. Their preliminary investigation suggests the shooting is accidental.…