Drive-By Shooting in Blackman Area Tuesday

Mar 23, 2021 at 10:34 am by WGNS


One homeowner suffered injuries during a drive-by shooting Tuesday monring in the Blackman community near Murfreesboro, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s captain said.

The 63-year-old man is being treated for his injuries at a hospital, said Detective Capt. Britt Reed. His injuries are believed to be non-life threatening.

The homeowner heard several shots fired into his Chadwick Drive home, the captain said. He was struck by one bullet.

“We believe at this time it was a targeted shooting,” Reed said. Detectives were conducting interviews throughout the morning on Tuesday (3/23/21).

“We are following up on suspect leads,” Reed said.

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