Second teen arrested in St. Clair County shooting that injured minor

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ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE 12/13: The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a second teenager in connection to a shooting that left a minor injured Sunday.

A 14-year-old boy, who has not been identified, was taken to the Coosa Valley Detention Center and charged with six counts of attempted murder and one count of discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling, according to a post from the Office of the Sheriff’s Facebook page.

ORIGINAL: The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office has arrested an 18-year-old in connection to a shooting that left a minor injured Sunday afternoon.

Micah Anton Ayala, 18, was taken into custody and charged with attempted murder, discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling and endangering the welfare of a child.

The shooting left a juvenile injured in the Bowman Circle area in Pell City just after 1 p.m. Sunday. They were transported to a local hospital and have since undergone successful surgery. SCCSO says they are expected to be released from the hospital in the coming days.

Ayla is being held at the St. Clair County Jail at this time. No bond has been set.

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