3 charged in shooting of 13-year-old Talladega boy make first court appearance

TALLADEGA, Ala. (WIAT) – Three suspects appeared in court Friday for the shooting of a 13-year-old boy Tuesday night in the Bon Air community.

The suspects, 29-year-old Patrick Roberson, 22-year-old Raheem Franks and 18-year-old Demetrius Griffin, had their first court appearance Friday afternoon.

Authorities say the 13-year-old was shot when the shots were fired into a residence in the 400 block of Front Street in Bon Air. The victim was transported to Children’s of Alabama for treatment and was released Wednesday afternoon.

All three are charged with shooting into an occupied building. All three are being held on $500,000 bond.

Copyright 2014 WIAT 42 News

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