18-year-old Perry man arrested, charged with shooting 17-year-old

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PERRY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Perry Police say an 18-year-old man is in custody after shooting at 17-year-old Thursday afternoon.

A Perry Police news release sent Thursday night said the shooting happened at about 3:30 at 1353 Sam Nunn Boulevard.

Officers identified a 17-year-old at the scene who had been shot once in the groin area. The shooter had fled into a neighborhood on W.F. Ragin Drive.

Officers say they were able to locate the shooter, 18-year-old Jarkevion Raines of Perry and take him into custody. The gun police say was used was also retrieved.

Raines is being held at the Houston County Detention Center and is charged with one count of aggravated assault.

Call Detective Constance Paige at (478) 338-0334 or (478) 988-2849 if you have any information.

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(478) 745-4141 ext. 310 Tucker Sargent joined the 41NBC news team in April 2012. He's from Alabama, but you won't catch him saying "Roll Tide!" Tucker grew up near Auburn before moving to north Alabama. He graduated from Danville High School in 2007 and loves to return to the Tennessee Valley any chance he gets. He moved back south to Troy, Alabama after high school, where he graduated from Troy University in 2011 with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism. He interned in Huntsville at WAAY-TV before joining 41NBC. His passion is sports, and his favorite teams are the Auburn Tigers and Troy Trojans. On the weekends you can catch Tucker watching college football on Saturdays and NASCAR on Sundays! He's proud to call middle Georgia home for now and could always use a story idea from you, so don't hesitate to get in touch with him!