Teenager Arrested in Connection to Murder

Thursday, September 28, 2017


A Boaz teenager is in custody in connection to a recent murder in Etowah County. Investigators say Ty Kirkland shot Kevin Jones after an argument at Jones’ home. The shooting happened around 6:40 Monday evening. When paramedics arrived at the home on Sunset Trail in Boaz, Jones was alert and talking. He was taken to a Birmingham hospital where he later died. Kirkland is charged with murder and is being held on a $100,000 cash bond.


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