Atmore teen shot during altercation

Published 1:46 pm Monday, April 21, 2008

By By Adam Prestridge
A 17-year-old Atmore girl is recovering from injuries sustained from a gunshot wound received in an altercation last Wednesday afternoon.
According to a spokesperson with the Atmore Police Department, officers responded to a 911 call reporting an altercation at the North Main Mobile Home Park Wednesday afternoon at 6:31 p.m.
Witnesses stated to officers that Jeffery Jenkins, 23, and Ralind Davis, 25, both of Atmore were involved in a physical altercation.
A bullet struck Davis in one of his legs and a stray bullet struck a 17-year-old juvenile girl in the head.
Davis and the 17-year-old girl were transported to Atmore Community Hospital. Life Flight later transported the teenager to Baptist Hospital in Pensacola where she received treatment and was later released.
Due to the privacy act in place, information concerning the teen was not made available. Her medical condition was not made available.
Jenkins was arrested on two counts of first-degree assault with additional charges pending in this case.