Saturday Night Fatal Shooting at 711 North Maney

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Murfreesboro Police are investigating a double-shooting that occurred late Saturday (9/1/2018) night at 711 North Maney Avenue.

Major Clyde Adkison told NewsRadio WGNS, "Call came into 911 at 11:19 Saturday night. First responders found two victims. 19-year old Michael Roper, a 2017 graduate of Oakland High School where he played football, was rushed to the ER at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital."

Upon arrival at the local hospital, Roper was pronounced deceased as a result of the gunshot wounds.


The second shooting victim is a juvenile and was flown by Life Flight to the Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville. His condition has not been released. We now know the juvenile victim is senior Jaylan Locklayer, who is a member of the Patriots' football team.

Major Adkison said that the shooting is under investigation by the Violent Crimes Unit. Anyone who has any information about the shooting is asked to call the Murfreesboro Police Department at (615) 893-1311.


Incident Report # 18-19295

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