UPDATE: 18-Year Old Arrested for Sunday Shooting in Murfreesboro Hotel

Mar 01, 2021 at 11:44 am by WGNS


(MURFREESBORO)  Here's an update on the Sunday (2/28/2021) morning shooting inside a second floor room at the Baymont Inn & Suites at 2230 Armory Drive. A 15-year old male was flown to a Nashville hospital and is in critical condition

18-year-old Deshawn Wells was charged with attempted second-degree homicide and booked at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center.

Investigators are still trying to determine the motive behind the shooting. Murfreesboro patrol officers report that there were adults and juveniles present. 

Detectives ask if anyone has information about the shooting to contact Criminal Investigations Division Detective Julia Cox at 629-201-5514 or email 0834@murfreesborotn.gov.

Deshawn Wells remains in custody at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center on a $150,000 bond.  A court hearing is set for July 22 in Rutherford County General Sessions Court.