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Arrest made in Wetumpka murder

Wetumpka recorded its second homicide investigation of the year Wednesday.  Bobby Stokes is in the Elmore County jail charged with murder Johnny Leonard.  Police say the shooting happened at Stokes' home on Holtville Road. 

Neighbors who heard the shots say they are still on edge.  Wetumpka resident Johnny Woodall is still shocked over the gunfire exploding on other side of his fence.  "I heard them getting really loud, a lot of cussing and fussing.  That's when I went in the house and heard the third shot," says Woodall.

Woodall says he's sticking close to home and trying to keep his mind of what he heard on the other side of his fence. 

Officers are still searching for a motive in the case.  They tell WSFA 12 News there was an eye witness at the Stokes home at the time of the shooting, but investigators say the suspect actually alerted 911 about the shooting.

Bobby Stokes is begin held on $75,000 bond at the Elmore County Detention Facility.

 

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