Teen arrested in Houston County shooting

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KINSEY, Ala. (WDHN) — The Houston County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a suspect in a Wednesday afternoon shooting in Kinsey.

At 3:19 p.m., the sheriff’s office and Kinsey Police Department were called to the Breeze In Mart on Chevy Drive after a person was found shot in the chest. Kinsey Fire and Headland Rescue took the victim, a 22-year-old man, to a Dothan hospital for treatment.

The investigation found that the shooting did not happen at the gas station but around the area of Malibu Street and Chevette Street. Witnesses helped authorities identify the suspect as Savion Omarion Jones, 18.

Savion Omarion Jones

At around 6:45 p.m., authorities arrested Jones at a home on Corvette Street, charging him with first-degree assault and first-degree robbery with no bond.

The case is still under investigation.

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