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17-year-old charged in Houston Co. shooting, burglary

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Authorities search for a suspect/s involved in a shooting in Houston Co. Thursday afternoon. Authorities search for a suspect/s involved in a shooting in Houston Co. Thursday afternoon.
(Source: Houston County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Houston County Sheriff's Office)
HOUSTON CO., AL (WSFA) -

The manhunt is over for a teenager suspected of shooting a man during a burglary Thursday in Houston County.

Houston County authorities have charged 17-year-old Brandon Smith with attempted murder, kidnapping, burglary and robbery. He was taken into custody Friday morning.

The shooting happened in Gordon on Springhill Road.

Details are limited, but Sheriff Andy Hughes said the victim is believed to have been shot in the chest. Investigators said the victim was rushed to a local hospital with what appear to be non-life-threatening injuries.

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