Juvenile suspect arrested in the shooting death of 12-year-old Phenix City boy

Juvenile suspect arrested in the shooting death of 12-year-old Phenix City boy

PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - Police have made an arrest in the shooting death of a 12-year-old Phenix City boy.

According to police, the juvenile suspect had a court hearing on Friday. He is being held at a regional youth detention facility in Lee County for the murder of John Jones.

John passed away at the Children’s Hospital Atlanta after he was shot Friday, Oct. 4 on Tupelo Drive.

Authorities have not confirmed how long the suspect has been in custody.

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