A teenager has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a 42 year old man on Monday night. Kevin Charles Jones – who was shot at 689 Sunset Trail just before 7:00 that evening – died several hours later at a Birmingham area hospital.
Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin stated that Ty Jordan Kirkland, age 19 from Boaz was arrested Tuesday and charged with Murder. He is currently being held on a cash bond of $100,000. Kirkland allegedly shot Jones following a verbal confrontation at the residence. An autopsy will be conducted on the victim’s body.
No additional information is being released at this time.
Agencies involved in that on-going investigation include the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office and Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit, the Boaz Police Department, Albertville Police Department, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Etowah County District Attorney’s Office, A-Med Ambulance Service, the Mountainboro Volunteer Fire Department, the Sardis Police Department and the ATF.