(MURFREESBORO) Murfreesboro Police identified the man shot and killed inside his Northfield Commons Apartments Thursday (8/27/2020) night as Mario Santiago Dominguez. The shooting at the Willowbrook Drive complex occurred around 9:08 Thursday night.
Police say Dominiquez was the victim of an attempted armed robbery.
The preliminary investigation reveals that a roommate of Dominguez was outside talking on the phone when a man attempted to rob him. The roommate went inside the apartment, while the suspect banged on the window and tried to get inside. The suspect fired a single shot through the front door. Dominguez was standing on the other side of the door and was hit by the bullet.
The suspect fled the scene before officers arrived. Police are searching for the killer.
If anyone has information about the suspect, please contact Murfreesboro Police Detective Richard Presley at 629-201-5615 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.