1 killed, 8 wounded by gunman at Alabama party

Associated Press - May 16, 2010 3:44 PM ET

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - One person was killed and eight wounded when a man started shooting at a high school graduation party in Tuscaloosa.

Police said the shooting occurred about 12:15 a.m. Sunday at the club house of the Links Apartments, where the party was being held for a girl graduating from Hillcrest High School.

Police Capt. Loyd Baker said a 17-year-old male was killed. The eight who were injured were in their teens and 20s.

Baker said a 20-year-old suspect fled the scene and was later arrested without incident at his home.

Information from: The Tuscaloosa News, http://www.tuscaloosanews.com

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