Bar shooting suspect preliminary hearing set

A preliminary hearing has been set for the suspect of the mass shooting in Tuscaloosa.

Nathan Wilkins will appear in court September 7th.

He faces 18 counts of attempted murder and 2 counts of shooting into an occupied building.

The charges stem from Wilkins allegedly opening fire at a Northport home followed by the Copper Top bar in Temerson square downtown.

Investigators are also looking into whether{} Wilkins set fire to former co-workers company vehicle as well as his former place of employment in Brookwood.