Copper Top Shooting
Tue July 17, 2012
Police Search for Temerson Square Shooter Over
Nathan Van Wilkins, 44 years old, of Northport has been charged with 1 count of Attempted Murder and placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on a $100,000.00 Bond. Investigators are currently obtaining 16 more warrants for Attempted Murder and 1 warrant for Shooting into an Occupied Building. Once the warrants are obtained Wilkins will have a $1,800,000.00 Bond.
Jasper police have shooting suspect in custody after he surrendered to authorities. APR News to bring more updates as they develop.
Police are still looking for the gunman responsible for the July 17th shooting at the Copper Top bar, located on Temerson Square in Tuscaloosa, AL. Video surveillance from the location shows a white male, approximately 5'8 to 5'9.
Tuscaloosa Police Chief Steven D. Anderson held a press conference at 10:00 a.m. and stated that they believe the shooter was targeting a victim inside the bar. At least 11 shots were fired and 17 people were taken to DCH Medical Center in Tuscaloosa.
1 person remains in very critical condition and 3 in critical condition. 3 of those wounded were University of Alabama students.
Surveillance video of the alleged shooter:
Police have asked the public to contact them at (205) 349-2121 if they have any information regarding the shooting. You may leave your information anonymously by visiting the Tuscaloosa Police Department's online web information system.