Update: Tuscaloosa shooting investigation
TUSCALOOSA - AL —
Update Noon:Person claiming to be shooter turns self in
Update 11am:The DCH Director has confirmed that 17 people were brought to the hospital. Of those, 12 have been treated and released. 1 is in serious condition and 1 is in critical condition. All victims are in their 20's or early 30's.
Multiple people are injured after an early morning shooting in Tuscaloosa. It happened at the Copper Top Bar, located at 4th Street and 23rd Avenue. The bar is known to be a popular hangout for college students. People inside the bar at the time of the shooting say it sounded like fireworks. A man who was shot says he quickly realized it was someone on the outside shooting into the bar. We're told the shooting is related to another shooting at the Indian Lakes Subdivision in Northport.
Tuscaloosa Police have called a press conference for 10:00 this morning. If you have information on possible suspects, call 205-349-2121.