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4-Year-Old Boy Shot in Opp

By: Danielle Eldredge Email
By: Danielle Eldredge Email

OPP, Ala. (AP) - Opp Police Chief Nickey Carnley has identified
a 4-year-old by who was shot to death as Curtis Alexander Ruede.

The child was fatally shot on Friday.

Carnley says 25-year-old John Curtis Davis, the boy's uncle, is charged with capital murder.

Carnley said Monday the weapon, which was identified Friday at a
14.5 mm rifle, was actually at .177 mm pellet gun.

Davis is being held in the Covington County Jail without bond
District Attorney Greg Gambril says a lawyer will be appointed to
represent Davis this week.
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Information from: The Andalusia Star-News,
http://www.andalusiastarnews.com

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AP-NY-07-20-10 1141EDT


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