Shooting left one dead in Tuscaloosa - WVTM-TV Birmingham, AL

Shooting left one dead in Tuscaloosa

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Deputies are still investigating a shooting Monday morning that left one dead and one in the hospital.

Around one a.m. Monday the Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide Unit responded to a shooting call in the Cedar Knoll area off Hargrove Road in Tuscaloosa.

The victim, a 34-year-old female, was found shot in the back.

The suspect, 31-year-old Jason Powell was found lying in his yard from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. He was taken to the hospital and died a short time later.

No one else was injured. The victim sustained serious injuries, but is expected to live. 

The case is still under investigation.

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