ALEA Announces Fifth Arrest Made in Dadeville Mass Shooting
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency arrested and charged a fifth person in connection to a Dadeville mass shooting that left four people dead and injured 32 others.
According to a Thursday release, Sergeant Jeremy Burkett said at 11:45 a.m., special agents with ALEA's State Bureau of Investigation arrested and charged Willie George Brown, Jr., 19, of Auburn.
The arrest came hours after the fourth suspect, 20-year-old Johnny Letron Brown of Tuskegee, was apprehended Thursday morning.
Tyreese "Ty Reik" McCullough, 17, and 16-year-old Travis McCullough, both of Tuskegee, were taken into custody Tuesday night. Wilson LaMar Hill, Jr., 20, of Auburn was arrested Wednesday afternoon.
The release said each of the five suspects are facing four counts of reckless murder and are currently being held with no bond in the Tallapoosa County Jail.
Burkett said the incident occurred at a Sweet 16 birthday party Saturday night shortly after 10:30 p.m. at a venue located in the 200 block of Broadnax Street in Dadeville.
Burkett said the investigation into this case continues. Stay connected with the Tuscaloosa Thread for updates as they become available.