Midnight: 19-Year Old Shot In Kidnapping-Carjacking

Jul 27, 2020 at 12:16 pm by WGNS


(UPDATED - MURFREESBORO) Murfreesboro Police officers responded to a carjacking/kidnapping on Amber Glen Drive around midnight Sunday going into Monday. Abmber Glen runs between Cason Lane and Azure Way.

Authorities told WGNS that a 19-year-old male victim was shot and found by the Tennessee Highway Patrol on the side of I-24 near mile marker 75 (near I-840). Detectives have not said if the victim was shot at the site of the initial car jacking or later in the theft after the they kidnapped the victim.

The victim is in stable condition at this time.

The stolen vehicle, a white Ford F-150, wrecked in neighboring Davidson County.

One suspect is in custody after a foot pursuit that ended at a Thornton's Gas Station in Antioch near Hamilton Church Road. There, Metro Police say the subject reportedly locked himself in a bathroom and refused to come out. Police eventually got into the restroom and placed the man in handcuffs. A second subject was able to flee the long arm of the law and has yet to be captured.

Again the car jacking was reportef to have taken place in the area of Amber Glen Drive in the vicinity of Cason Lane Academy.

NewsRadio WGNS will keep you informed. 

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