Five suspects arrested in Gantt robbery, shooting; victim is in critical condition

Published 9:48 am Monday, October 16, 2023

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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.

Quabias Nyjuan Jackson

According to Sheriff Blake Turman, the victim of the shooting was last listed in critical condition at a regional trauma center.

Lydorian Tiquan Hodges

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.

Ramone Tyvon Smith Jr.

Law enforcement responded to the incident on Thursday, Oct. 12, at approximately 11:50 p.m.

Lorenzo Armon Whatley

All five suspects have been booked into the county jail with each bond set at $150,000.

Le’vonte Jacquez Webb