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CLINTON — A Farmer City teen accused of shooting another teen in Farmer City last week remains jailed in lieu of posting $50,000.

Michael Cummins, 17, will be tried as an adult on a charge of aggravated battery with a firearm, a Class X felony. If convicted, he could face a possible sentence of six to 30 years in prison.

The victim was transferred to Carle Hospital in Urbana. His condition was not available Monday, but authorities said his injury is not believed to be life-threatening.

Public defender Richard Goff was appointed to represent Cummins. He is scheduled for a preliminary hearing April 24.

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Agriculture Reporter

Agriculture reporter for Lee Enterprises Central Illinois.