UPDATE: The driver and passenger of the silver Toyota Camry (see photo above) that crashed at the intersection of Medical Center Pkwy and Thompson Lane were arrested in connection to the homicide/shooting. The occupants of the gold two-door Saturn (see photo above) on Florence Road were detained, interviewed as witnesses and then released.
(MURFREESBORO) Murfreesboro Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man dead, and another one injured. A car fleeing the shooting scene was later involved in a four-vehicle crash.
Shortly before noon on Labor Day morning, police responded to a shots fired call in the 4800 block of Laura Jeanne Boulevard.
The first on-the-scene discovered a deceased male in the parking lot of the location.
While in route to the scene, a Rutherford County Medical Emergency Services ambulance was flagged down by occupants of a vehicle on Florence Road near Manson Pike. One of the passengers was suffering from a gunshot wound. Paramedics began treating that man, who was later taken to Vanderbilt Medical Center.
The driver and other passengers were apprehended.
Police spokesperson Larry Flowers said that MPD issued a BOLO (Be On The Lookout) for the suspect's vehicle which was intercepted by a Trooper with Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) and Rutherford County Sheriff's Office deputy.
Minutes later, that vehicle caused a 4-car crash at the corner of Medical Center Parkway and Thompson Lane. The driver of the fleeing vehicle, a silver Toyota Camry LE, and a passenger were apprehended.
The homicide and shooting are being investigated by members of the Criminal Investigations Division. THP is investigating the crash.