Sherman Peters III, 15, was denied bond Tuesday under Aniah's Law after being charged as an adult in connection to a deadly shooting at a Sweet 16 party in Dadeville.
New information obtained from court documents showed that Peters admitted to shooting a 9mm firearm during the party at the Mahogany Masterpiece Dance Studio on April 15.
Four people were killed and 25 others injured.
Peters and five others are charged with four counts of reckless murder, 24 counts of first-degree assault and one count of second-degree assault.
The other five suspects have also been denied bond. They are 20-year-old Willie Brown, 19-year-old Johnny Brown, 19-year-old Wilson Hill, 17-year-old Ty Reik McCullough and 16-year-old Travis McCullough.
"During the party, a number of attendees including the Defendant were reported to be carrying firearms, and they were asked to leave," the latest order reads. "After their apparent refusal to leave, a separate individual arrived at the party wearing a mask and dark clothing and carrying a firearm. The relationship between that individual and the Defendant and co-defendants is unknown by the Court at this time and the exact sequence of events is unclear."
The four killed were Shaunkivia Nicole Smith, 17, of Dadeville, Marsiah Emmanuel Collins, 19, of Opelika, Corbin Dahmontrey Holston, 23, of Dadeville, and Philstavious Dowdell, 18, of Camp Hill.
The party was for Dowdell's sister, and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency confirmed Dowdell's mother, Latonya Allen, 37, was among those shot. Other shooting victims' ages ranged from 14 to 19.
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