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Police search for suspect after Thanksgiving eve shooting on Lee Street

Friday, November 23, 2012

Dyersburg Police Lt. Billy Williams (bottom left) oversees the scene at McIver Apartments while Sgt. Brian Peckenpaugh (top left), Sgt. Cara Johnson (stairs), and Officer William Holbrook (bottom right) collect evidence and secure the scene. Paramedics took the unidentified shooting victim away from this location to be treated for gunshot wounds.
Dyersburg Police are searching for a suspect after gunshots rang out on Lee Street in Dyersburg on Wednesday evening, leaving one man wounded and having to be airlifted to the Med.

The incident occurred around 7:45 p.m. on Lee Street, between Rucker and Fumbanks Street, just behind the McIver Apartments. Police are not releasing the victim's name, but say his injuries did not appear to be life threatening.

DPD investigator Lt. Billy Williams stated the victim, a black male in his mid-thirties, was walking on Lee Street when he was shot by a suspect using a small caliber firearm. The suspect then ran west from Lee Street, while the victim was able to make his way to an apartment at McIver Apartments. Police and emergency responders arrived at the scene and the victim was airlifted to the Med in Memphis for treatment of his injuries.

Dyersburg Police Lt. Jeff Powers blocks the entrance to Lee Street from Fumbanks Street until investigators can complete their collection evidence at the crime scene.
Williams said the only description of the suspect they have currently is a black male wearing a black jacket and blue jeans.

Police taped off the area where the shooting reportedly took place, as well as the apartment the victim made his way to. Investigators were on the scene collecting evidence while officers spoke with witnesses.

If you have information about this case contact the Dyersburg Police Department at 731-285-1212.

DPD officers search for possible evidence at the location of Wednesday night's shooting on Lee Street.

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Nothing on lee street to look for.... but u can find whatever or whoever in mciver....Used to be a nice place to get people on their feet.. Now it's just a ghetto war zone....

-- Posted by DMASE on Thu, Nov 22, 2012, at 11:53 PM

why do police refuse to tell the victim's name? is it a matter of national security? why does s g even print this??

-- Posted by closerlook on Fri, Nov 23, 2012, at 2:03 PM

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