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Tuesday Jan 17 | via Alabama Live
A young Hueytown man is behind bars in connection with last week's shooting death of another man outside a west Birmingham convenience store. Joshua Louis Cowans, 23, was booked into the Jefferson County Jail at 8:49 a.m., according to jail records. Comment?
Sunday Jan 15 | via WSFA-TV Montgomery
Hueytown Police Chief Chuck Hagler is thanking the community for stepping up to help them solve a homicide last month. "I was really proud that this community took the stance and said this is not going to be the kind of place where people are killed in the street and people not say anything," said Hagler. Comment?
Friday Jan 6 | via Alabama Live
New details have emerged in the shooting death of a 17-year-old McCalla boy killed during an illegal gun transaction and robbery in Hueytown on Dec. 27. According to court records made public Thursday, victim Colt Coggins met with suspects Brenden Long and Deion Jones to buy a gun from them. Long orchestrated the deal with Coggins, records claim, and expected to receive money for doing so. Comment?
Thursday Dec 29 | via RickeyStokesNews.com
A 17-year-old McCalla boy was shot to death during an illegal gun transaction in Hueytown, and now police have filed formal charges against the accused shooter. Hueytown police Chief Chuck Hagler on Wednesday afternoon announced two capital murder charges against 21-year-old Deion Dewayne Jones, of Dolomite. Comment?
Thursday Dec 29 | via WAFF-TV Huntsville
Authorities say they've charged a 21-year-old man with capital murder after a teenage boy was shot to death outside Birmingham, leading to an hours-long manhunt for the shooter. Hueytown police Chief Chuck Hagler on Wednesday announced the arrest of Deion Dewayne Jones of Dolomite. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 28 | via WSFA-TV Montgomery
Steven Colt Coggins, 17, of McCalla, was shot around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27 in the 500 block of Carver Avenue in Hueytown. Hueytown police say Coggins was shot in the course of an "illegal transaction involving a firearm." Comment?
Wednesday Dec 28 | via Alabama Live
A 17-year-old boy was shot to death during an illegal gun transaction, and now police have filed formal charges against the accused shooter. Hueytown police Chief Chuck Hagler on Wednesday afternoon announced two capital murder charges against 21-year-old Deion Dewayne Jones, of Dolomite. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 28 | via The Trussville Tribune
The victim, whose name and age won't be released, was killed around 3:30 p.m. The victim and several other teenagers were in a car on the dead end street when gunfire began. When the victim was shot in the head, Hueytown Police Chief Chuck Hagler told al.com the other teens panicked and drove him to his home on Huggins Drive in McCalla. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 27 | via Alabama Live
A teen boy was shot to death in western Jefferson County Tuesday afternoon, and a manhunt has been ongoing for hours. The shooting happened about 3:30 p.m. in the 500 block of Carver Avenue in Hueytown. Comment?
Dec 21, 2016 | via Alabama Live
Bessemer police donated $500 to Alexis Davis and her family from their "Feed the Pig" fund, which they use to help those in need. A 6-year-old Bessemer girl shot in the back while she was sleeping in her home last home was released from the hospital on Tuesday, almost at the exact moment city leaders were presenting her grandparents with a $500 check in honor of the little victim. Comment?
Dec 18, 2016 | via Alabama Live
A second person has been charged in the shooting death of a 17-year-old McCalla boy killed during an illegal gun transaction and robbery attempt in Hueytown earlier this week. Hueytown police on Thursday announced a felony murder charge against 18-year-old Brenden Jordan Long, also of McCalla. Comment?
Dec 15, 2016 | via WSFA-TV Montgomery
Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies responded to the 6200 block of Mountain Forest Drive to investigate the shooting just after 7 a.m. The victim said he was driving between Hueytown and his home when someone he didn't know fired a shot that went through his car window, hitting him. Comment?
Dec 15, 2016 | via WIAT-TV Birmingham
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