Suspect charged with Attempted First-Degree Murder

Sep 28, 2022 at 04:59 pm by WGNS News

Photo from RCSO

(Rutherford County,  TN) A suspect accused of shooting a Rutherford County man was arrested Wednesday by Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies and detectives.

Suspect Zacharius Howse, 19, of Murfreesboro, was charged with attempted first-degree murder by lead Detective Derrick McCullough. Howse allegedly shot the 32-year-old man Aug. 14 at  on East Main Street. “There appeared to be a disturbance resulting in Howse firing multiple rounds and striking the victim,” McCullough said. “The victim is recovering.”


Howse was booked in Rutherford County Adult Detention Center where he is being held on $250,000 bond. A hearing is set for Oct. 24 in General Sessions Court. The investigation continues. People with information may contact McCullough at 615-904-3005.

Source: RCSO

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