Tuscaloosa teen arrested in Aug. 18 shooting

Tuscaloosa teen arrested in Aug. 18 shooting

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The scene where Strother was shot. Source: WBRC video The scene where Strother was shot. Source: WBRC video
Raquez Thomas. Source: Tuscaloosa County Jail Raquez Thomas. Source: Tuscaloosa County Jail
TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -

Tuscaloosa area authorities have arrested a suspect in the 10th homicide this year.

Raquez Thomas, 19, was arrested in Anniston Wednesday night and was returned to Tuscaloosa County.

Investigators accuse Thomas of shooting Demetrius Strother in the head several times outside of his home on Kicker Road last Sunday.

Strother went to a neighbor's for help. They drove him to the hospital, where he later died.

Court documents show police recovered a phone at the crime scene that they were able to trace to Thomas.

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