Fatal Shooting

DeKalb County authorities arrest a juvenile for the shooting death of a woman Tuesday afternoon. According to DeKalb County sheriff Jimmy Harris, the 14-year-old was taken into custody after deputies responded to a 9-1-1 call on County Road 99 in the Mount Vernon community/ Deputies found Kelena Hicks in the living room of her mobile home suffering from a gunshot wound. Hicks was pronounced dead at Huntsville Hospital a couple of hours later. The juvenile was transported to a detention facility in Anniston where he will be held pending a hearing on his status for trial.


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