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2 arrested for shooting rifle in city limits

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Two Dyersburg men are out on bond after being arrested by Dyersburg Police for reportedly shooting an assault-type rifle near some apartments.

Ernest Eugene Kelly, 20, 300 Greenway St., Dyersburg, Tenn., and Lorenzo Kuykendall, 20, 1002 Hillcrest Ave., Dyersburg, Tenn., were charged with felony reckless endangerment.

On Sunday, Jan. 20, at approximately 9:42 p.m., Dyersburg Police responded to the area of Greenway Street and Parr Avenue near Dyersburg High School in reference to two subjects shooting an assault rifle near some apartments. While officers were responding to the area, additional calls came in that the two subjects were actively shooting the gun. Officers approached the area and observed Kelly and Kuykendall exit an apartment near the area of where the shots were reportedly fired. Upon further investigation, officers located several .22-caliber shell casings on the ground and a streetlight that had been shot out. The two men were detained and a search of the apartment revealed a .22-caliber rifle that was fashioned after an AR 15 assault rifle, a spotter scope for the rifle, ammunition, and a .380-caliber handgun.

"Officers responded and approached this situation as they have been trained, and we are thankful that it ended peacefully; this could have had a very tragic outcome," said DPD Capt. Steve Isbell.

Kuykendall was released from the Dyer County Jail on a $4,500 and Kelly was released on $2,500 bond.

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Bull corn thier should be no bail!

-- Posted by chief_ty20 on Wed, Jan 23, 2013, at 9:07 AM

LOL, is this what it has come too? Seriously?

"Police for reportedly shooting an assault-type rifle"

and then this gem.......

"a .22-caliber rifle that was fashioned after an AR 15 assault rifle"

Its a good thing isbell was on the case, good going Magoo.

-- Posted by liveshere on Wed, Jan 23, 2013, at 3:11 PM

Just a couple of Brothers playing Commando!!! Ain't their fault they don't have the wide-open country side to play it in...LMAO

-- Posted by Elvin Patch on Thu, Jan 24, 2013, at 6:53 AM

It was the guns fault.

-- Posted by xdburg on Thu, Jan 24, 2013, at 8:08 AM

Way to go on that low bail judge Dedmon. 100,000 for a meth cooker but only 5,000 on someone shooting assault rifles near the High school. Love to hear the logic on THAT

-- Posted by catwoman on Thu, Jan 24, 2013, at 5:18 PM

this is not funny , someone must have a lot of money + very good paying JOBS... i thought ew were in a ression ~~~~ guess some people have money to throw away + get a rap sheet .thats not funny .please try to get an education ,you will need it later.

-- Posted by toughlove on Sat, Jan 26, 2013, at 9:45 PM

the military need good men to put on the front line , instead of putting womenout front , we needmore good men already trained to handle an assalt rifle.can u break it down & put it back in about 15 min. +dig a fox hole if not guess what boom boom if u like guns join the army airforce or the marines u will get to shoot those guns you will be shooting in your sleep. i will send you care packages every mo.

-- Posted by toughlove on Sat, Jan 26, 2013, at 9:59 PM

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