$750,000 Bond Set for Mt. Vernon Man Charged In Connection With Wednesday Shooting

$750,000 Bond Set for Mt. Vernon Man Charged In Connection With Wednesday Shooting

JEFFERSON COUNTY — Bail was set Friday at $750,000 for a 44-year-old Mt. Vernon man charged in Jefferson County Court with multiple Class X felonies in connection with the shooting of two people Wednesday in Mt. Vernon.

Alvin Clay Smallwood was arrested shortly after Mt. Vernon police officers responded to a 911 call reporting shots fired in the 2800 block of College Wednesday and a woman lying on the ground.

The female victim and a male victim were taken to area hospitals for treatment of non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

After taking Smallwood into custody, detectives secured a search warrant and reportedly discovered a firearm and additional evidence at his home.

He was formally charged Friday with two Class X felonies for aggravated battery with the discharge of a firearm, two Class X felonies for armed violence, and Class 2 felony being a felon in possession of a firearm with a prior conviction.

Smallwood was convicted in 2005 in federal court in Virginia of possession with the intent to distribute five grams or more of “crack” cocaine, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking. He was released from federal parole in 2015.

He’s scheduled to next appear in court August 25 for a preliminary hearing on the Jefferson County charges.

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