graduation party shooting Tuscaloosa

Politics & Government
8:13 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Ala Man Gets 40 years in Fatal Shooting at Party

Akeem Antwon Prewitt pleaded guilty to murder and to the assault of nine other guests at a May 2010 party.
Tuscaloosa News

A judge sentenced a man to 40 years in prison for a shooting that killed one person and injured at least nine others at a graduation party in Tuscaloosa.

   The Tuscaloosa News ( ) reports that 23-year-old Akeem Antwon Prewitt pleaded guilty to opening fire with a pistol at the party on May 15, 2010.

   The party was advertised on Facebook by a senior from Hillcrest High School, but others were allowed in, too.

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