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2 ANDALUSIA MEN ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER

Two Andalusia men have been charged with attempted murder after an exchange of gunfire very early on New Year’s Day. No injuries were reported.

Sgt. Gene Jackson of the Andalusia Police Department said the offense occurred between 4 and 5 a.m. at 606 McLendon Avenue. Multiple spent casings were collected at the scene, Jackson said, adding that there was personal property damage from the gunfire.

Those arrested were:

  • Michael Marquia Berry, 31, of Andalusia, charged with attempt to commit murder, a felony, for which he is being held on a $500,000 bond, and violation of a domestic violence protection order, a misdemeanor, for which is being held on a $9,000 bond. The violation was for possession of a firearm against court orders.
  • Joshua Durrell Coleman, 35, of Andalusia, charged with attempt to commit murder, a felony, for which he is being held on a $500,000 bond.

Jackson said the investigation is ongoing.