Man shot in chest in Blackman Area Sunday

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There was a shooting on Tombee Court in the Blackman area. The shooting occurred around 4:30, Sunday afternoon (12/17/17).

According to a Murfreesboro Police Incident report, officers arrived and found the victim with a gunshot wound to his chest sitting in his car. Police applied pressure to the victims wound until paramedics arrived and transported the 23 year old victim to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville.

As for why the shooting occurred, a witness told police that her child's father was the shooting victim. She explained that her brother got into an argument with her childs father. During the argument, Jona Phetsavanh allegedly shot Mauricio Almendavez, according to the report on file at the MPD.

The shooting is still under investigation and the victims condition has not been released.


MPD Incident 17-26613

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