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8 injured in shooting at Tuscaloosa party

TUSCALOOSA (AP) — Police have arrested and charged an 18-year-old man with attempted murder in a shooting that wounded eight people — two seriously — at a house party Saturday night in Tuscaloosa.

Tuscaloosa Police Lt. Loyd Baker said the shooting happened outside a home on Short 17th Street around midnight.

An altercation occurred during the party and some guests were asked to leave, witnesses told police. A male began shooting at another male outside. Seven people were struck by gunfire. The 18-year-old suspect was also shot in the arm.

Baker said police have arrested and charged Brandon Wallace with seven counts of attempted murder.

Hes being held in the Tusca-loosa County Jail on a $700,000 bond.

Additional arrests are expected.

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