Juvenile wanted by police in connection with Tuscaloosa apartment shooting

17-year-old James Michael Hartley is wanted by Tuscaloosa Police for attempted murder charges

UPDATE (4:23 p.m.): Police released the details of the incident, confirming that they found an 18-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his torso in the apartment complex's parking lot. The victim is still in critical condition.

Investigators conducted interviews with witnesses and obtained surveillance footage of the incident. Earlier this morning, investigators recovered what they believe to be the suspect's get-a-way car.

Investigators have one suspect in custody but are still searching for another. 17-year-old William Antonio Alvarado, of Buhl, as been charged with attempted murder and will be booked into the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $60,000 bond.

Police are still searching for James Michael Hartley, 17, who is wanted for attempted murder.

Please contact Tuscaloosa authorities or Crime Stoppers at (205) 752-7867 if you have information pertaining to Hartley's whereabouts.


UPDATE (1:17 p.m.) : Tuscaloosa authorities are searching for a juvenile suspect in connection with a shooting.

The shooting victim is still listed in critical condition after being airlifted to UAB Hospital.

Another suspect is in custody at this time.


The Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide confirms that one person was shot at The Grand at Rum Creek apartments off of the 5500 block of Highway 69 South.

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