Man charged in officer-involved shooting in Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa Police involved in overnight shooting

Man charged in officer-involved shooting in Tuscaloosa

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LaKendrick Warren Prewitt. Source: Tuscaloosa Police Department LaKendrick Warren Prewitt. Source: Tuscaloosa Police Department
TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) -

Tuscaloosa Police say a 27-year-old man pointed his gun at officers after two people were shot outside of a bar early on Saturday morning.

Officers believe a fight was taking place while a large crowd gathered outside of Kennedy's Bar located at 2326 4th Street.

Police say they saw the suspect, Lakendrick Warren Prewitt, pull a handgun and shoot a 20-year old male in the roadway.

Officers then identified themselves and say Prewitt then pointed his gun toward them.

Authorities say the officers fired their weapons at Preweitt, and he was taken to DCH for treatment of a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

The 20-year old male who was shot twice is also being treated for injuries, which aren't considered to be serious.

Prewitt is charged with two counts of attempted murder, one count of reckless endangerment and one count of carrying a firearm by a person forbidden to carry a firearm. Prewitt's bond totals $170,000.

The Tuscaloosa Metro Homicide Unit is leading the investigation into the crimes against the 20-year-old victim and police officers. The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office is investigating the officer-involved aspect of the shooting.

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