Murfreesboro man arrested after shooting gun while on toilet

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Germaine Dunlap, Jr.

Eight counts of reckless endangerment are just some of the charges that a Murfreesboro man faces after allegedly firing a shot in the bathroom of a home on Courtland Street.

The shot was evidently fired from the bathroom of 630 Courtland Street towards 628 Courtland Street. Eight people live in the apartment where the shot was fired into.

A police report showed, "Germaine Dunlap, Jr. was mirandized and confessed to firing the gun while sitting on the toilet."

Police recovered a stolen handgun when arresting Dunlap. The gun was reported as stolen in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Evidently, Dunlap lived in South Carolina before moving to Murfreesboro.

In the past, Dunlap was arrested and charged with violent felonies that included Attempted Murder.

Dunlap was charged by Murfreesboro Police on Sunday (5/28/17) with eight counts of reckless endangerment, one count of a felon in the possession of a weapon, one count of theft and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a schedule four drug. He is being held under a $160,000 bond and will appear in court on August 8, 2017.


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