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Auburn apartments scene of earlier shooting

University Heights was the scene of the fatal shooting. University Heights was the scene of the fatal shooting.

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - The Auburn apartments were three people were shot to death and three others were wounded over the weekend was the scene of another shooting in April.

A man armed with an assault rifle allegedly opened fire on a police tactical team as officers carried out a search warrant at University Heights apartments in April.

No one was hurt, but officer seized weapons, cash and a pound of marijuana.

Police identified the alleged shooter in the April gunfire as a 21-year-old man, who was charged with four counts of attempted murder and drug possession. Three other men were arrested on drug charges; police identified them as students from Tuskegee University.

Six people were shot at the same apartment complex late Saturday, three fatally.

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