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Alabama Bar Shooting: Suspected gunman taken into custody, police say

In this Tuesday, July 17, 2012 image captured from video and provided by the Tuscaloosa Police Department, a gunman walks near a Tuscaloosa, Ala., bar. Tuscaloosa police say 17 people were wounded when a gunman opened fire outside a crowded bar in downtown Tuscaloosa. AP Photo/Tuscaloosa Police Department

(CBS/AP) TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The suspected gunman accused of opening fire at a Tuscaloosa bar near the University of Alabama campus has been taken into custody, police said.

Sgt. Brent Brankley did not release any other details about how the man was apprehended. A news conference was scheduled for Tuesday afternoon.

Police said nearly a dozen people were wounded early Tuesday from the shooting attack. One person was critically hurt.

Police are also investigating whether the bar rampage was connected to a shooting about 45 minutes earlier at a home a couple of miles away, wounding one person.

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