PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - A young Phenix City boy has lost his life following a shooting on Tupelo Dr. on Oct. 4.
Officers responded to the 4500 block of Tupelo Dr. at approximately 5:00 p.m. The victim was taken to Atlanta for further treatment.
Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry, Jr. said 12-year-old John Jones passed away at the Children’s Hospital in Atlanta. He was pronounced dead at 7:12 a.m.
Sumbry also says that Jones was shot once in the head.
There is no word at this time on any potential suspects.
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