BPD investigating shooting of local teen

The Brundidge Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred over the weekend, claiming the life of  Ja’Carian Toney, a junior at Crenshaw Christian Academy, early Sunday morning.

Brundidge Police Chief Sam Green said that the incident is being investigated as a death investigation at this time and will release more details later in the week as the investigation wraps up. Green said the shooting took place at the 800 block of Galloway in Brundidge, Ala. around 2 or 3 Sunday morning. Toney was taken to Southeast Medical Center in Dothan, Ala. for treatment.

CCA brought in several local pastors to help with grief counseling Monday morning.

“As professionals, they will counsel, and give guidance to out youth and assist them through this loss and grief,” Rebecca Baggett, headmaster at CCA, said in an email announcement.

This story will be updated as more details become available.