Man arrested for possessing sawed off rifle following shooting

Tylon Rowell (Source: Lee County Detention Center)
Tylon Rowell (Source: Lee County Detention Center)

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) – Several gunshots were fired at Midway Garden Apartments on Tuesday March 17 around 9 p.m.

Opelika Police Officers observed a car speed from the area and they attempted to stop the car. After a short chase the driver pulled over and during the investigation, officers located a short-barreled rifle.

Tylon Decarlos Roswell, 32, was arrested for attempting to elude a police officer and possession of a sawed off rifle at 9:05 p.m.

This incident happened at the 2900 block of Pepperell Parkway and Roswell was booked into the Lee County Detention Center.

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