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Man shot in Opelika

An 18-year-old man arrived at East Alabama Medical Center early Saturday with a non-life threatening gunshot wound, according to a news release from the Opelika Police Department.

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Attorney for Peachtree Mall shooting suspect says client is working mother who maintains her innocence

Two more suspects have been charged in connection with the March 26 shooting at Peachtree Mall, Columbus police said on Thursday. Tekoa Chantrell Young, 23, and Terell Raquez McFarland, 25, face a murder charge more than two months after the shooting that left Anthony Meredith dead. Young was taken into custody on Wednesday on a murder charge and held at the Muscogee County Detention Center. Young had a preliminary hearing 9 a.m. Friday in Columbus Recorder’s Court. These are excerpts from comments made by Young's defense attorney Mark Shelnutt after the hearing.

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Attorney for Peachtree Mall shooting suspect says client is working mother who maintains her innocence 01:39

Attorney for Peachtree Mall shooting suspect says client is working mother who maintains her innocence

Father of Charlie Artis remembers his son during sentencing hearing 03:30

Father of Charlie Artis remembers his son during sentencing hearing

Murder victim's sister testifies about "heartless act" that took her brother 03:16

Murder victim's sister testifies about "heartless act" that took her brother

Judge sentences men convicted in Charlie Artis murder 01:16

Judge sentences men convicted in Charlie Artis murder

Jury delivers guilty verdict in murder trial 00:47

Jury delivers guilty verdict in murder trial

Lead prosecutor to jury: "Ladies and gentleman, this is the murder weapon" 04:39

Lead prosecutor to jury: "Ladies and gentleman, this is the murder weapon"

Update: Trial continues this morning in barber's homicide 00:37

Update: Trial continues this morning in barber's homicide

Attorney for defendant in barber's homicide says state is going after the wrong man 02:17

Attorney for defendant in barber's homicide says state is going after the wrong man

Trial in barber's homicide: Defense attorney for Doleman claims fourth man identified only as "Chris" is the shooter 02:14

Trial in barber's homicide: Defense attorney for Doleman claims fourth man identified only as "Chris" is the shooter

Attorney reacts to judge setting $1 million bond on each suspect in triple homicide 01:25

Attorney reacts to judge setting $1 million bond on each suspect in triple homicide

Judge Smith rejects mistrial motions in barber murder trial 00:51

Judge Smith rejects mistrial motions in barber murder trial

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Hearing postponed for man accused in Stone Creek Court shooting

A preliminary hearing for Timothy Tarr, accused of killing Alcides Ruben Washington of Columbus on Tuesday, was continued until Tuesday because a police officer who was needed to testify was not available.
Mike Haskey mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.com
Hearing postponed for man accused in Stone Creek Court shooting 00:36

Hearing postponed for man accused in Stone Creek Court shooting

Attorney for Peachtree Mall shooting suspect says client is working mother who maintains her innocence 01:39

Attorney for Peachtree Mall shooting suspect says client is working mother who maintains her innocence

Father of Charlie Artis remembers his son during sentencing hearing 03:30

Father of Charlie Artis remembers his son during sentencing hearing

Murder victim's sister testifies about "heartless act" that took her brother 03:16

Murder victim's sister testifies about "heartless act" that took her brother