Anthony Davon Morris's trial begins

The trial of Anthony Davon Morris began Wednesday. He is accused of discharging a firearm into an unoccupied dwelling and discharging a firearm into an unoccupied vehicle.

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TALLADEGA COUNTY -- A Talladega County man is facing charges of shooting into an unoccupied dwelling and two counts of shooting unoccupied vehicles after he sustained a minor gunshot wound himself.

Anthony Davon Morris, 30, was arrested Sunday, according to Capt. Bill Kennedy of the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office. The charges against Morris stem from an incident on Garrett Drive in Alpine on Sept. 5.

Kennedy said Morris claimed he was riding his motorcycle on Garrett Drive on Sunday between 6 and 6:30 p.m. when someone shot him in the arm. Morris’s injury turned out to be “just a flesh wound,” Kennedy said, and Morris stopped cooperating with investigators entirely.

Kennedy said deputies have had warrants on Morris for some time but had not been able to find him until he turned up seeking medical treatment.

Shooting into an unoccupied dwelling or vehicle is a class C felony in Alabama, punishable upon conviction by one year and one day to 10 years in prison.