Gunman On-The-Run After 3 Shot Near MTSU

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UPDATE (8:53AM on 09/23/2019): Three people were rushed to the hospital and a gunman is on the run following a shooting at an apartment complex late Sunday night.

Police were dispatched to The Pointe at Raiders Campus Apartments, 2315 N. Tennessee Blvd. around 10:30 p.m., Sept. 22, and discovered three male victims suffering from gunshot wounds.

One victim was flown to Vanderbilt Medical Center via LifeFlight helicopter and another was taken by ambulance by personnel with Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services (RCEMS). Their conditions are currently unknown. The other victim was taken to Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital by RCEMS with minor injuries.

Detectives are interviewing witnesses trying to determine what lead up to the shooting.

Anyone with information that can be helpful to investigators is urged to contact with Det. James Abbott with the Criminal Investigations Division at (629) 201-5523.

Previous Report - (MURFREESBORO) A triple shooting at a university area apartment. Three males were shot and the gunman is on-the-run after an incident around 10:30 Sunday (9/22/2019) night at The Pointe at Raiders Campus Apartments, 2315 N. Tennessee Boulevard.

Three males were rushed to the hospital and a gunman is on the run following a shooting at an apartment complex late Sunday night.

Police were dispatched to The Pointe at Raiders Campus Apartments, 2315 N. Tennessee Blvd. around 10:30 p.m., Sept. 22, and discovered three male victims suffering from gunshot wounds.

One victim was flown to Vanderbilt Medical Center via LifeFlight helicopter and another was taken by ambulance by personnel with Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services (RCEMS). Their conditions are currently unknown. The other victim was taken to Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital by RCEMS with minor injuries.

Detectives are interviewing witnesses trying to determine what lead up to the shooting.

Anyone with information that can be helpful to investigators is urged to contact with Det. James Abbott with the Criminal Investigations Division at (629) 201-5523.

The incident remains under investigation.

Deadly Shootings Rampant

Over the past few years, deadly shootings in the university area have become a regular occurrence. Especially residents living in that area are very concerned.

In 2017, there were three shooting deaths within 19-days in the university area:

May 4, 2017 shooting murder
May 16, 2017 shooting murder
May 23, 2017 shooting murder

This month (September) alone, two deadly shootings occurred within two-days of each other:

Sept. 8, 2019 fatal shooting
Sept. 10, 2019 fatal shooting

CLICK HERE to see a recent WGNS' article regarding the escalating crime rate around the university.

Call CrimeStoppers

Remember, if you saw or heard anything, phone your tip to CrimeStoppers at 615-893-STOP (7867). No one, not even the police, know your identity. Plus, if your tip leads to an arrest and conviction, it could be worth a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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