Tuscaloosa police officers shoot man who allegedly shot another man, pointed gun at officers

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Police in Tuscaloosa say officers shot a man after he shot another man and pointed a gun at officers. Tuscaloosa police said in a news release that officers patrolling downtown around 12:50 a.m. Saturday saw what appeared to be a fight in front of a bar. Police say the officers saw 27-year-old Lakendrick Warren Prewitt pull out a handgun and shoot a 20-year-old man. Police say Prewitt pointed the gun at officers when they identified themselves. The officers then shot Prewitt. Prewitt was taken into custody and was treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Prewitt faces various charges, including attempted murder. It wasn't immediately clear whether he had a lawyer. The 20-year-old man was shot twice and was being treated for serious injuries. The shootings are still under investigation.{}