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Last updated 5:20AM ET
February 26, 2021
Alabama
Alabama
8 Wounded in Shooting at Tuscaloosa Party
(2007-10-29)
(APR - Alabama Public Radio ) - Police have arrested and charged an 18-year-old man with attempted murder in a shooting that wounded eight people two seriously at a house party Saturday night in Tuscaloosa.

Tuscaloosa Police Lt. Loyd Baker said the shooting happened outside a home on Short 17th Street around midnight.

An altercation occurred during the party and some guests were asked to leave, witnesses told police. A male began shooting at another male outside. Seven people were struck by gunfire. The 18-year-old suspect was also shot in the arm.

Baker said police have arrested and charged Brandon Wallace with seven counts of attempted murder. He's being held in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $700,000 bond.

Additional arrests are expected.

Two of the wounded a 16-year-old boy and a 14-year-old girl were treated for serious injuries at DCH Regional Medical Center. The others had less serious wounds.

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Information from: WBMA-TV, http://www.abv3340.com

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