Five suspects arrested in Gantt robbery, shooting; victim is in critical condition
Published 9:48 am Monday, October 16, 2023
The Covington County Sheriff’s Office has arrested five individuals believed to be involved in a robbery and shooting incident in the Gantt area that left one person injured.
According to Sheriff Blake Turman, the victim of the shooting was last listed in critical condition at a regional trauma center.
After many hours of forensic investigation and interviews, the CCSO has obtained first-degree robbery warrants for the following suspects: Quabias Nyjuan Jackson, 22, of Troy; Lydorian Tiquan Hodges, 19, of Troy; Ramone Tyvon Smith Jr., 20, of Andalusia; Lorenzo Armon Whatley, 24, of Troy; and Le’vonte Jacquez Webb, 23, of Troy.
Sheriff Turman said additional charges are likely as the investigation continues and as the victim’s condition is assessed.
Law enforcement responded to the incident on Thursday, Oct. 12, at approximately 11:50 p.m.
All five suspects have been booked into the county jail with each bond set at $150,000.