Wife of shot Ashland police chief jailed since Saturday

By Carol Robinson | crobinson@al.com
on February 04, 2013 at 1:47 PM

WEDOWEE, Alabama – The wife of the Ashland police chief critically wounded by gunfire over the weekend has been jailed since Saturday, AL.com has learned.

Felecia Davis, 42, was booked into the Randolph County Jail in Wedowee at 11:15 p.m. Saturday, jail Lt. Krista Traylor confirmed today. Davis is being held on an attempted murder charge. Traylor said she didn’t know whether Felecia Davis has been formally charged with any crime, or whether she is being held pending an ongoing investigation.

Chief Benny Davis remains in critical condition today at UAB Hospital. A hospital spokesman said Davis has been in critical condition since he arrived at the hospital Saturday. Davis was off-duty about 5 p.m. when he was shot in the side, and airlifted to UAB Hospital.

Ashland Mayor Larry Fetner said he spoke this morning with family members of Davis, and they told him there was no change. He declined to say which family members he spoke with.

Lawmen have repeatedly refused to disclose any details about the shooting. There is yellow crime scene tape encircling the police chief’s house, but Fetner and law enforcement officials from three agencies have refused to say whether anyone has been arrested, or even questioned, in the shooting.

Fetner and officials with both the Ashland Police Department and the Clay County Sheriff’s Office referred all questions to the Alabama Bureau of Investigation. ABI does not comment on ongoing investigations.

Ashland is the county seat of  Clay County. RandolphCounty is just east of Clay County.

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