LOWNDES CO., AL (WSFA) - Two more suspects have been captured and charged in connection to the June 12 shooting that left a Lowndes County Marathon gas station employee in critical condition.
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency confirmed Friday that special agents with its State Bureau of Investigation, the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office, and U.S. Marshals Service Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force, arrested Kenchavious Ellis, 21, and Leo Carter, 25, both from Selma.
Both men are now charged with first-degree robbery and are being held at the Lowndes County Jail. Their bonds were previously set at a half million dollars each but were raised to one million dollars each.
Ellis and Carter mark the third and fourth arrests in connection to the case and another arrest and charges are expected.
Previously, investigators arrested Katrina Latrese Owens, 40, of Montgomery, and Dorther Alexander Rogers, on the same charge.
According to the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office, the victim, whom family members identified as 23-year-old Sameer Patel, remains on life support at a hospital.
Anyone with additional information on this incident is encouraged to call the SBI at 334-242-1142 or ALEA Central Communications at 334-270-1122.
Those who would like to remain anonymous can leave a tip on the SBI Crime Tip Line at 800-392-8011.