20-year-old arrested, charged with murder in Broadmoore Gardens homicide

File photo of police tape. (CBS42/Kerry Robinson)

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — The Tuscaloosa Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation at the Broadmoore Gardens Apartment Complex.

Police found 25-year-old Decarlos McAlpine Jr. deceased inside his vehicle around 4 a.m. Friday morning.

According to Captain Gary Hood, officials received a call just before 4 a.m. on a shooting at Broadmoore Gardens. When officers arrived, they found McAlpine in his vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Friday afternoon, Tuscaloosa County Homicide announced they had arrested a suspect in the homicide. 20-year-old Dianni Deshawn Scott is charged with murder. Investigators say Scott murdered McAlpine over an outstanding drug debt. Scott is being held in the Tuscaloosa County Jail with no bond.


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