A man has been airlifted to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville after being shot in the face on East Lokey Avenue and Christy Court. It happened just before 1 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. Murfreesboro Police spokesman Kyle Evans tells NewsRadio WGNS a male got into an altercation near the basketball court close to Oaklands Mansion when he was shot. He adds the victim was alert and speaking with investigators when he was flown by Life Flight Helicopter to Vanderbilt Medical Center. Evans says four persons of interest have been taken into custody.
Reports indicate the victim was shot with a .22 rifle. The gun is now in the hands of police.