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Phenix City police make arrest in fatal Friday shooting

Phenix City police arrested 29-year-old Keaira Jones for murder.
Phenix City police arrested 29-year-old Keaira Jones for murder.(Phenix City Police Department)
Updated: Jun. 5, 2021 at 10:36 AM EDT
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PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - The Phenix City Police Department has made an arrest in connection to a shooting that happened Friday night.

Officers responded to the 2000 block of 14th St. shortly before 11 p.m. in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, police found a deceased male in the street, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was later identified as 63-year-old Elijah McKissic.

After an investigation, Phenix City police arrested 29-year-old Keaira Jones for murder on Saturday. Jones was transported to the Russell County Jail. A bond hearing will be set for a future date.

Police say the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on this incident is urged to call the Phenix City Police Department at 334-298-0611 or 334-448-2837.

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