13-Year-Old Boy Will Remain in Custody After Shooting

By: AP
By: AP

TUSCUMBIA, Ala. (AP) -- Authorities say a 13-year-old north Alabama boy charged in the fatal shooting of another boy will remain in custody. Colbert County Sheriff Ronnie May tells the TimesDaily the boy was ordered to stay in custody following a hearing Friday. The boy was arrested and charged with murder Thursday in the June 3 shooting death of 13-year-old Dylan Milam. Authorities can't release his name because of his age. Authorities say the victim had been at the other boy's house shooting targets and playing pool.The Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences in Huntsville ruled the death a homicide based on preliminary autopsy results. State law says anyone younger than 14 can't be certified as an adult. If the boy is convicted, the maximum sentence would be until he is 21.

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