UPDATE: Shooting near Oakland's Mansion - Arrests Made

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A man was airlifted to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville after being shot in the face on East Lokey Avenue at Christy Court. 25-Year old Darryl Rouse was shot once, according to an incident report. Murfreesboro Police Officer Moghaddam was the first officer on the scene to locate the victim. According to the report, the MPD Officer stayed with the victim as medical help arrived.

The shooting was reported by the Oaklands Mansion Courtesy Officer who heard the shot being fired. The Courtesy Officer happened to be an off duty Rutherford County Sheriff Deputy. Deputy Buselmeier noticed two black males running after hearing the shot as he was notifying the police.

Murfreesboro Police Sgt. Kyle Evans told NewsRadio WGNS that the incident allegedly started with an altercation near the basketball court close to Oaklands Mansion. The victim was flown by Life Flight Helicopter to Vanderbilt Medical Center shortly after he was shot. Reports indicate the victim was shot with a .22 rifle. The gun is now in the hands of police.


Detective Larry Maples obtained warrants on 20-year old twins Devonte Lawrence and Deante Lawrence of Nashville, 19-year old Lamonte Johnson of Murfreesboro, and 18-year old Walshaude Vaughter of Murfreesboro. All four men face Escecially Aggravated Robbery Charges. Vaughter also faces a charge of Attempted First Degree Murder. The men are behind bars at this time and have not made bond.

We have confirmed that a fifth suspect is still at large. His name is not being released until an arrest is made.


Details on those arrested:

Deante Lawrence, 10-24-94 - Date of Birth
3104 Brookdale Lane Nashville
Criminal Conspiracy, Especially Agg. Robbery, Theft Over $500

Devonte Lawrence, 10-24-94 - Date of Birth
3104 Brookdale Lane Nashville
Criminal Conspiracy, Especially Agg. Robbery

Lamonte Johnson, 12-10-94 - Date of Birth
1322 Eagle Street Murfreesboro
Criminal Conspiracy, Especially Agg. Robbery

Walshaude Vaughter, 4-4-96 - Date of Birth
213 Kerr St. Murfreesboro
Criminal Conspiracy, Especially Agg. Robbery, Attempted First Degree Murder

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