One dead after shooting at title loan business on McFarland Boulevard | Crime Beat


A man was shot and killed Saturday evening in what police believe was a targeted attack.The victim, 41, as shot at least once in the chest at the Easy Money payday loan location on McFarland Boulevard. Investigators say that he was a customer at the business.“There is nothing to indicate that this was a robbery,” Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit commander Sgt. Dale Phillips said. “The person came here with intentions of shooting this individual.”Based on witness statements and evidence collected at the scene, investigators obtained a warrant to charge Eric Omar Petty with murder. He was found at a home in the 900 block of 13th Street East and taken into custody at 5:40 a.m., Phillips said.There were several witnesses inside the business who were speaki

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