Attempted murder suspect arrested

Published 11:00 pm Thursday, September 5, 2013

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

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.

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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.