13-year-old charged with murder of Dylan Milam

Dylan Milam (Source: Facebook)
Dylan Milam (Source: Facebook)

COLBERT COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - Colbert County Sheriff's Department have charged a 13-year-old with murder in the death of Dylan Milam over the weekend.

Sheriff May said after receiving new information and meeting with the DA, the teen was arrested around 5:30 p.m. and taken to the Juvenile Detention Center.

Colbert County Investigators said 14-year-old Dylan Milam was shot with a .22 caliber rifle by a 13-year-old boy at 320 Hatton School Road just after 9 p.m. Sunday.

Investigators said the victim was staying the night at a friend's house. The boys were shooting pool when they decided to go outside and shoot some targets. As they were walking outside, the gun accidentally discharged, striking Milam in the neck.

A hearing will be held next week.

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