One dead after home invasion in Tuscaloosa


    UPDATE:The Tuscaloosa Police department responded to The Links Apartments at 1800 Links Blvd on a Burglary call around 2:00 Monday morning.The victim said that two black males kicked in his patio door to his upstairs apartment. This woke the victim who grabbed a handgun and fired at the suspects hitting one of them as they entered his apartment.One of the suspects, Courtney Delante Campbell, a 24-year-old black male was shot by the victim. The suspects immediately fled the scene and jumped off of the upstairs patio. Campbell ran a short distance before he collapsed and died from his wounds.The other suspect, a 25-year-old black male, Marcus Dionte McCall, was injured when he jumped from the patio but was able to make it to his vehicle and drove away.The victim immediately called 911 and gave dispatchers a description of McCall's vehicle. Nearby officers saw a vehicle matching the description and made a traffic stop on it. McCall was driving the vehicle and taken into custody, but was immediately transported to the hospital due to the injuries he sustained when he jumped from the patio.McCall was later released from DCH and was then charged with Burglary 1 and Felony Murder before being booked into the Tuscaloosa County Jail for pending a $80,000.00 bond.Tuscaloosa Police and the Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide Unit are on the scene of a fatal home invasion at the Links Apartments off Hwy 69 South. Captain Gary Hood said it appears the homeowner shot one of the suspects after breaking into the apartment around 2am Monday morning. A second suspect was injured while fleeing the scene. He was being treated for his injuries at DCH Regional Medical Center. We will update the story with the latest details as they become available.

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