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Man killed in Hale County shooting, 89-yearold grandmother injured

A 20-year-old man was killed in a shooting last weekend in Hale County.

Javion MCGuffie, 20, was fatally shot around 2 p.m. Friday in Greensboro, according to Fourth Judicial District Attorney Michael Jackson.

Jackson said the suspect is 16-year-old Chardarius Moore, who was just released from juvenile facility several weeks ago for another shooting that he was involved with last fall in Greensboro. Moore was also a suspect in a shooting in Perry county about two weeks before the shooting last fall in Greensboro.

Jackson also said that the suspect’s uncle, Calvin Maiden Jr., allegedly drove the getaway car. The car is in Uniontown and Maiden hasn’t been found.

Two hours later, Jackson said that Jmar McGuffie, the victim’s brother, shot at the murder suspect’s trailer, grazing the suspect’s 89-year-old grandmother in the buttocks. Jackson said that she was not considered the target. The grandmother was taken to the hospital but not seriously hurt.

Jackson believes the shooting is gang related.The State Bureau of Investigation is probing the first shooting. The Greensboro police Department are investigating  the second shooting.

Jmar McGuffie and the juvenile suspect in Javion McGuffie’s death are in custody, according to Jackson.