Self-Defense Likely the Cause of Shooting


Tuscaloosa man, 30, dies in shooting


TUSCALOOSA | A 30-year-old man died early Sunday morning after he was shot in his side, according to police.


Juan Carlos Campos died at the DCH Regional Medical Center emergency room, but no arrests have been made since there is a possibility Campos was shot in self-defense, said Capt. Loyd Baker of the Tuscaloosa Homicide Unit.


Witnesses said Campos and a suspect got into a verbal altercation that turned physical when Campos attempted to fight the suspect by kicking the home’s front door three times. Read more



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Corey Graff is the managing editor of the <i><a href="">Standard Catalog of Firearms</a></i> and <i><a href="">Gun Digest</a></i> annual book. In addition, he is the author of <i>What's In Your Bug-Out Bag?</i> and <i>The Comprehensive Guide to Concealed Carry Holsters.</i> His personal interest in firearms includes handguns for hunting and self-defense as well as bolt-action rifles for western hunting.


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