Police have reportedly taken the suspect into custody without incident and they are currently investigating the motive.

One day after Alabama’s loss to Clemson in the National Championship game, a tragic situation has unfolded near the Crimson Tide campus:

According to a report by, the situation at the Tuscaloosa credit union did not start as a robbery and police are still unsure of what the issue is.

Police have reportedly not spoken to the suspect, but a SWAT team is on site, with guns drawn around the building and a helicopter hovering above.

We’ll continue to update this story as more information becomes available.

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