Authorities arrest man wanted for shooting into Tuscaloosa home

Authorities arrest man wanted for shooting into Tuscaloosa home

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Rashawn Holifield (Photo: Tuscaloosa PD) Rashawn Holifield (Photo: Tuscaloosa PD)
Lakeshia Lark points out where someone shot up her car in Tuscaloosa. Source: Kelvin Reynolds Lakeshia Lark points out where someone shot up her car in Tuscaloosa. Source: Kelvin Reynolds
Armed police search a home on Juanita Drive in Tuscaloosa for the shooting suspect. Source: Kelvin Reynolds Armed police search a home on Juanita Drive in Tuscaloosa for the shooting suspect. Source: Kelvin Reynolds
TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) -

UPDATE: Loyd Baker with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office says Rashawn Holifield was arrested on Tuesday morning around 9 a.m. The U.S. Marshal Task Force and Tuscaloosa Police Department located him at an area hotel.

ORIGINAL STORY: Tuscaloosa police and members of the U.S. Marshal's Task Force stormed a home on Juanita Drive this morning. Lakeshia Lark claims they were searching for a man who shot up her home.

"He started shooting at us, doing a drive-by down all around, shooting at my house and my car," Lark said.

Investigators had arrest warrants for 32-year-old Rashawn Holified. He's wanted on charges of shooting into an occupied dwelling according to Lt. Kip Hart with the Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide Unit.

"He was arguing back and forth with my daughter and he told her he was going to come back and kill us slowly," Lark said outside her Juanita Drive home.

She tells Fox6 News Holifield was a family friend until someone broke into his brother's home and stole some things.

Lark tells us they weren't responsible for the theft, but Holifield didn't believe them.

"What I look like carrying TVs down the road. I'm a girl. I'm not fixing to walk down the road with two flat screen TVs," Lark's daughter, Kiannah Hisbon, said.

Hisbon says Holifield showed up around 10:20 p.m. Saturday night driving a Lexus and carrying a handgun. She says they got into an argument.

"He was like 'What's up, what's up, you broke into my house.' I was like 'What you mean?' So he shot one time, I ran and whatever and that's when my mom came out and he shot like four or five times," Hisbon said.

Bullet holes are in the family's car and home. Some bullets are still stuck in the walls of their house.

"He had been calling my phone, threatening our lives, telling we were all going to die slow for the past three weeks," Lark claimed.

Authorities searched a home on Juanita Drive and questioned the people inside but never found Holifield. He's got several tattoos on his face including a tear drop under his right eye and 74 under his left eye. There's also a large tattoo on his forehead.

Anyone with information about his location is asked to contact Tuscaloosa police.

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