Second suspect arrested in murder of Tuscaloosa man

Tuscaloosa police have made a second arrest in the murder of a 24-year-old man.

Investigators obtained a Capital Murder arrest warrant for 18-year-old Charles MacKennly Nelson on Wednesday. He was located at a family member's house in Tuscaloosa. Nelson was transported to the Tuscaloosa County jail where is being held without bond. Investigators believe Nelson is connected with the murder of Joshua Gardner. Gardner was shot on January 9th. Investigators say he appeared at DCH Hospital with a gunshot wound to his chest and under his left arm. He went into surgery and police were not able to speak with him. He died on January 29 from his injuries.

Police have already charged 26-year-old Demetrius Foster with capital murder. He is being held in the Tuscaloosa county jail without bond.

Investigators say this case remains under investigation.

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