Gadsden man shot in face, 2 arrested

GADSDEN, AL (WAFF) - Gadsden Police arrested two people on attempted murder charges Tuesday.

Officials said they arrested a 17-year-old male and 18-year-old Ciara Collins for the February 18 shooting of Tavarius Perkins.

Investigators said someone knocked on Perkins door Monday afternoon. Perkins was met by a masked offender holding a gun. When Perkins tried to shut the door, the offender shot him in the face.

Officials said the shot hit him in the cheek.

Perkins was taken to Gadsden Regional with non life threatening injuries.

Both suspects are being held in the Etowah County Jail.

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