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Police arrest man involved in last weeks shooting

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Decatur – Police make an arrest in last week's shooting on the city's south side.

 

23 year old, Kameron Farrington is charged with aggravated battery, weapon possession by a felon, among other charges.

 

Police say 21 year old, Rafael Kennedy, Junior was shot in the five hundred block of South Oakland Avenue, in the chest, last Tuesday. He later showed up at a hospital to be treated, and was later released.

 

According to a police sworn statement Rafael was contacted by a man, who was getting ready to fight Farrington. Both men drove to 549 South Oakland Avenue, where they observed several men coming toward them from Sunset Avenue. Kameron Farrington got down on one knee and started firing a gun in Rafael's direction.

 

Farrington was arrested on Friday when he was stopped for an unrelated incident involving a gun as well as a warrant for his arrest.

 

On Friday, Farrington was driving south bond on North Gulick, when he pulled up beside a vehicle and struck a man with a whiskey bottle. He also fired a single shot at him, which missed the driver. Farrington then drove off. Police located him in the 1100 Block of East Clay Street.

 

Farrington was taken to the Macon County Jail and is being held on a 60 thousand dollar bond.

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