UPDATE - Bond Reduced For James Hunter Jackson

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UPDATE - 7/11/2014 - 5:15 p.m.

A Dale County judge has reduced the bond for a man accused of murder in Level Plains. District Judge Stanley Garner has lowered James Hunter Jackson's bond from $200,000 to $75,000.

Jackson is accused of shooting and killing his uncle at the Holiday Village Mobile Home Park in Level Plains. Police say Jackson shot Anthony Ladon Roberts in the head following an argument on July 4th.

Judge Garner announced the reduction at a bond hearing on Thursday.


UPDATE 7/7/2014 11:17 AM

Dale Co. murder suspect James Jackson had his first court appearance today. He's accused of killing his uncle on Friday in Level Plains. A preliminary hearing has been set for July 24. Jackson's bond was set at $200,000.


Friday, July 4th, Dale County authorities responded to a shooting at Holiday Village Trailer Park around 11:30 p.m on Rucker Boulevard in Level Plains.

Upon arrival, officers found 46-year-old Anthony Roberts deceased with a gun shot wound to the head.

The suspect, 22-year-old James Hunter Jackson was arrested and booked in the Dale County Jail for murder.

Jackson is currently being held with no bond, pending his first appearance in court which hasn't been scheduled.

Asssisting agencies in the shooting include Level Plains and Enterprise Police Department, Alabama Department of Public Safety, Daleville Department of Public Safety, Dale County Coroners Office and the Dale County District Attorney.

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