Shooter, robber of 70-year-old watermelon vendor is in custody

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The suspect wanted for robbing and shooting a 70-year-old man over the weekend, has turned him self in.

Kevin Drummond was wanted on armed robbery and aggravated assault charges in Covington County, after deputies say he shot the watermelon vendor on highway 49 in Mt. Olive.

The victim was shot in the hip, but is expected to recover.

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