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Man arrested for attempted murder

Published 9:35am Thursday, September 5, 2013

A man wanted in connection with a shooting Wednesday night turned himself in to Troy Police about 1:40 Thursday afternoon.

Walter Jermaine Young
Walter Jermaine Young

Walter Jermaine Young, 31, of Troy, was arrested for attempted murder and is being held in the Pike County Jail on a $50,000 bond, according to Troy Police.

Young was reported to have been standing in a yard on the side of the road in the 500 block of Hubbard Street at about 8 p.m. Wednesday when he fired weapon into a vehicle.

According to Troy Police Lt. Bryan Weed, there were three people in the vehicle, but only one was injured. The victim was transported to the hospital in a personal vehicle and suffered a non-life threatening wound, Weed said.

No information has been released as to whether or not the crime was a random act.

Police obtained an attempted murder warrant for Young Wednesday night.

  1. gottaloveit

    Should we blame the school system for this one? Bet he was in a first grade class where the “brown” people were the majority/minority/whatever you need to call it. No wonder the teachers don’t drive through or visit this neighborhood as has been previously suggested… thanks. #noshotsfired #dontlikebulletholes

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  2. OldSchoolPike3Worker

    Before I read this, I took a look at the photo and tried to guess what this story was about. I guessed that this guy looked in the mirror after a haircut and tried to kill his barber. I guess I was wrong, he must like the look.

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