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Shooting suspect pleads not guilty

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Owens entered a not guilty plea Tuesday morning. Owens entered a not guilty plea Tuesday morning.
JACKSON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

A Jackson County man entered a not guilty plea to charges he shot a man.

Benny Joe Owens, 47, entered a not guilty plea before a judge at an arraignment hearing Tuesday morning on charges of attempted murder.

Investigators said Benny Owens was arrested in connection with the Feb. 15 shooting of 31-year-old James Jeremy Owens at a mobile home in Stevenson.

Authorities said James Owens was struck in the shoulder. He was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A trial date for Benny Owens was set for May 12th.

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