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Shooting Charges

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A Montgomery man is facing a Capital Murder charge in connection with a recent shooting.

Authorities charged 23-year-old Ardarius Jackson with Capital Murder in the shooting death of 22-year-old Alonzo Jones.

Jones is now in the Montgomery County Detention Facility with no bond.

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