Two charged after Gadsden man shot in face

FugitiveDetectives in Etowah County have arrested Ciara Collins and an unnamed juvenile,both of Gadsden, for attempted murder after an incident that occurred onFebruary 18th.

Atapproximately 2:30 Monday afternoon Tavarius Perkins was shot in the face athis residence in the 1100 block of Grant Avenue.

Perkinstold Police that someone knocked on the front door of his residence, when heopened the door he saw the masked offender standing there with a gun pointed athis face. He tried to shut the door and the offender fired once before runningaway. The bullet struck Perkins in his cheek. He yelled for his roommate whocalled 911. Perkins was taken by ambulance to Gadsden Regional for treatment.His injury is not believed to be life threatening. The investigation isongoing.

Bothsuspects are being held at the Etowah County Jail.{} Collins on a $20,000 bond, the juvenile on a$75,000 cash bond.