Murfreesboro Police are investigating a shooting in the 400 block of Forrest Street. It happened just after 2:30 Tuesday afternoon when the victim was shot in the back with a shotgun blast. The shooting occurred in the front lawn of a home on Forrest Street.
After being shot, the victim was transported to Middle Tennessee Medical Center and then flown by LifeFlight Helicopter to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville.
Evidently, two men and a woman were seen in the area of the shooting. A witness told police they heard the female yell, “Don’t Shoot,” and then heard two gunshots. The trio were in a tan pickup truck.
The victim was 28-year old Ryan Newman of Two Deer Trail in Murfreesboro.
If you have any information, you're urged to call Murfreesboro Police at 893-1311.