Tuskegee shootings leave one person dead, critically injure another


TUSKEGEE, Ala. (WRBL) — One man has been killed and another remains in critical condition after a Sunday night shooting around 8:00 in Tuskegee.

The victims’ identities have not been released as of Monday morning. So far, an arrest has not been made.

“Tuskegee Police responded to the 900 block of Della Sullins Street in Tuskegee in reference to shots fired,” said Chief Marquez Jones, Tuskegee Police. “Upon arrival, officers made contact with two black male victims ages 20 and 22 lying on the ground. Both victims sustained multiple gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to East Alabama Medical Center where the 20-year-old was treated for life-threatening injuries and the 22-year-old was deceased.”

Tuskegee Mayor Tony Haygood says another shooting was reported along Brown Street. Investigators are trying to determine if the shootings are connected.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s SBI, Tuskegee Police and the Macon Co. Sheriff’s Office and Opelika Police are investigating.

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