Three new arrests bring total to eight in Gantt area robbery, shooting

Published 3:09 pm Tuesday, October 17, 2023

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The Covington County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a total of eight individuals believed to be involved in a home invasion, robbery and shooting incident in the Gantt area that left one person injured Thursday.

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

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.

On Tuesday, the sheriff’s office arrested three additional suspects, also on charges of first degree robbery. Those suspects are: Hailey Anne Sutton, 19; Gabrielle Cherie Grady, 18; and Elizabeth Rose Mitchell, 22, all of Andalusia.

Sheriff Turman said additional charges are likely as the investigation continues and as the victim’s condition is assessed. Updates on the victim could not be confirmed as of Tuesday afternoon.

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

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