2 arrested in Tuscaloosa slaying
Published 12:57 am Tuesday, January 6, 2009
Tuscaloosa police have arrested and charged two men with capital murder in a fatal shooting that also wounded a second victim during an apparent robbery.
Police say 21-year-old Quinton Burrell Bush and 20-year-old Keandre Derrod Houston, both of Tuscaloosa, were arrested Friday by police in Meridian, Miss., while trying to flee to New Orleans.
The Tuscaloosa shooting on Friday killed 21-year-old Gabriel Spencer. Spencer’s roommate, 29-year-old Kevin McKinney, was shot in the head. McKinney was in fair condition at DCH Regional Medical Center.
Bush and Houston are being held in Meridian, Miss., awaiting extradition to the Tuscaloosa County Jail.