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Fourteen-year-old charged with shooting and killing a woman in DeKalb Co. AL

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DEKALB COUNTY, AL (WRCB) - A 14-year-old is behind bars for allegedly shooting and killing of a Mount Vernon woman.  The juvenile was taken into custody after deputies responded to a 9-1-1 call on County Road-99, just after one o'clock Tuesday.

Deputies found 38-year-old Kelena Annette Hicks in the living room of her mobile home suffering from a gunshot wound, she later passed away at the hospital.

The juvenile was taken to a detention center in Anniston, Alabama, where he will stay until his hearing.

Sheriff Jimmy Harris says quote, "this is one of the most disturbing cases I have had to deal with in my career."

We will keep you updated on any new details.

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