Tuscaloosa man arrested, charged with attempted murder

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) – Tuscaloosa County investigators say the suspect in the shooting of a 9-year-old boy has been arrested. Keeondray Sterling, 26, is charged with attempted murder and first-degree assault.

Sterling is being held in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on bonds totaling $120,000.

The incident happened on June 30 on a basketball court in the 1800 block of 41st Avenue in Tuscaloosa. Investigators say Sterling fired shots at two boys – a 17-year-old and a 9-year-old. The 9-year-old was struck in the arm.

WIAT 42 News is told the shooting was the result of an ongoing dispute.

Copyright 2014 WIAT 42 News

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