Suspect in Tuscaloosa shooting turns himself in, charged with murder

Skyler Hinton

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) – A Tuscaloosa man wanted for an early Sunday morning shooting turned himself into authorities Monday. Skyler Hinton is charged with murder and shooting into an unoccupied vehicle.

Investigators say he shot and killed 21-year-old JaMarcus Roberts in the parking lot of a Motel 6. Roberts was hit at least once in the chest.

He attempted to drive away but crashed his car.

Investigators believe the shooting stemmed from an earlier altercation at another location.

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