Brewton man shot, one jailed

Derrick Barton is jailed on $125,000 bond on drug, DUI and attempted murder charges

One Brewton man was arrested and a second was transported to a Pensacola hospital suffering from a gunshot wound following an incident Monday near Crosby Street in Brewton.

Derrick Lavar Barton, 46, 771 Dixon Nursery Road, was charged with attempted murder, driving under the influence and unlawful possession of marijuana II.

Brewton Police Chief Matt Jordan said the victim, identified as Jermaine Kartell Spears, was transported to the hospital in stable condition. An update on his injuries was not available as of press time.

According to court records, Brewton police responded to the area near...

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