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Christmas morning shooting leaves one dead

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Dyersburg Police are investigating an early morning shooting that has left one man dead, and another man injured.

According to Dyersburg Assistant Chief of Police Steve Isbell, on Wednesday, Dec. 25, at approximately 3:48 a.m., police were called to 620 Peabody St. in reference to a shooting. Officers arrived and discovered 34-year-old Quincy Terry of Dyersburg, and 43-year-old James Simonton of 620 Peabody St., Dyersburg, suffering from gunshot wounds. Terry was pronounced dead at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center, and Simonton was treated at the scene and released.

Isbell said multiple bullet holes were found in houses and cars in the vicinity, but there were no related injuries. He added they also called in extra personnel to help in the investigation.

"Officers and investigators also discovered two houses, and two parked vehicles struck by gunfire in the area from what is believed to be stray bullets from the shooting, which took place in front of the Peabody residence," said Isbell. "We had multiple crime scenes to process, and additional officers from dayshift were called in early and third shift officers were held over to assist, along with five criminal investigators."

Isbell said officers and investigators are still investigating the case, and there have not been any arrests at this time.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact Dyer County Crime Stoppers at 285-TIPS, or 311 for the Dyersburg Police Department.

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How far milltown has fallen.

-- Posted by liveshere on Wed, Dec 25, 2013, at 5:35 PM

That's not Milltown.

-- Posted by Rufus_T_Firefly on Wed, Dec 25, 2013, at 6:35 PM

Look Soconcerned,do I need to say how far the WHITE race has fallen,I read this paper everyday and all I see is a bunch of Whites being arrested for drugs (METH),all looking crazy in their pics,it was sad that someone was shot and killed on Christmas day and I feel for the loss.

It does not matter if they were white,black,green or blue someone lost a loved one and that family is shaken.

Its People like you Soconcerned that keep race wars going.....

-- Posted by austin on Thu, Dec 26, 2013, at 1:14 AM


I hope in the future your paper post a map of where the crime took place,I sure didnt see a map of the Lady that was passing the fake 100 Dollars bills.If you are going to post maps make sure you post maps of all crimes in Dyersburg and not just the ones in poor areas...

-- Posted by austin on Thu, Dec 26, 2013, at 1:16 AM

SoConcerned, it's ignorant in breeder's like you that always has something stupid to say. How many of your people live off of disability checks they dont deserve. Lack of education is not a valid disability. It's your mother,, father, aunts, uncles and children and cousins that depreciate the value of this town. With your toothless, living off the government, child molesting, meth addict, inbreeding, lice infected, scabies having, self. Every race has someone who disappoints them. So dont sit and pretend like yours is perfect all the way around. Jackass.

-- Posted by MsC on Thu, Dec 26, 2013, at 7:44 AM

What is the name of the black person that killed all those women and children in Newtown?

-- Posted by win2kadm on Thu, Dec 26, 2013, at 7:55 AM

State Gazette is really on the ball I tell you. If they put as much effort into finding the young lady's murderer as they do pointing out Maxy drive and American Legion we all would sleep a little better. Throw a little bit more fuel on it state Gazette

-- Posted by win2kadm on Thu, Dec 26, 2013, at 9:58 AM

What a horrible thing to happen. A person who lived among us all is dead for no good reason. That's not a race thing, that's a tragedy and a great loss. Too many from all backgrounds die needlessly. Remember, whenever you point your index finger at someone else, you have 3 fingers pointing right back at you!

-- Posted by okdoke on Thu, Dec 26, 2013, at 10:32 PM

Every town has some bad areas, and then some middle and upper class neighborhoods. Dyersburg has lots of bad areas, and a few nice places to live. Mill Town? Mill Town starts on Louis and runs over to Hog Wallow, or whatever its called. Mill Town has always been a just a run down poor trashy area. The problem is in Dyersburg is not that it is so different, it is that it became dependent on northern factories, and on welfare. The northern factories pay nothing and treat local people like lowlife garbage under their feet, and the welfare class just keeps growing and expanding. In Dyersburg you can work for minimum wage and sell dope, or you can get a crazy check and sell dope. Either way, you have to sell dope just to have anything. Then you got the shootings. The city is hopeless. The people shooting at each other really don't know any better. This is what they got. This is their inheritance. Success in Dyersburg is getting a crazy check, a fat EBT card, and slinging dope.

-- Posted by michaelmansuniv on Fri, Dec 27, 2013, at 12:19 AM

Rip Quincy,senseless death. RIP dyersburg, It's odd this town hates its own black on black white on white.. Police ride in Escalades and 2014 cars & trucks... but solve no murders...who killed my friend Samuel Lynn Booker?... Oh that's right DPD too busy at Los lomas drinking... Smh...oh and RIP Quincy Terry...

-- Posted by Deontae-Cunningham on Fri, Dec 27, 2013, at 1:46 AM

ooooh! says the state gazette....milltown and bruce neighborhoods are all the same, aren't they?

-- Posted by closerlook on Fri, Dec 27, 2013, at 2:13 PM

this is all so sad , i sometime drive around town just looking at the sights . it's allmost a disgrace .no one need to try and point the finger. our young people are being abused by fathers and mothers kids need two parents who love them,how can we teach our kids if they are in several houses, tossed around like animals .it breaks my heart to see so many precious childrens growing up to go to prison or have babies ,lets try to do something to help the little ones.

-- Posted by kitty3 on Fri, Dec 27, 2013, at 7:56 PM

SoConcerned you have got to be nothing but white trash.As far as living off the government there are more whites on the system than any other race at the present time due to loss of Jobs in Dyer county but you cant understand economic trends because you only have a 6th grade education so on to the next foolish statement you made..

Obama care is a federal program and everyone will be required to have a type of insurance but once again you would not understand this because you are from the backwoods.

Now as far as inbreds is concerned everyone in America knows that inbreds come only from trailer trash and that would be your family line.

As far as drugs are concerned we know by what is in the State Gazette that your cousins are so screwed up on Meth. Please take time to read the newspaper,oh I forgot you cant read,well have someone read it to you.

As far as moving back to the Big "A" it seems once again you have it wrong,you see whites are not natural in America so that means you need to move back to the Big "E",you know history right,oh I am sorry I keep forgetting you didnt go to school.The Big "E" is England and settlers came here and stole the land from the Indians.So please give it back and return home to the Big "E"...

As far as child abuse need I bring up what your family does,if I did you might be spending some time in jail so we will leave that alone.

At the end of its people like you that keep the race wars going.We should all love each other no matter what the skin color is.You have issues and I am sorry for your kids because they have such a "IGNORANT" male figure in their life.Oh I forgot thats a big word for you so I will explain it to you: Please insert your name here.

Ignorant-lacking knowledge or awareness in general; uneducated or unsophisticated"

-- Posted by austin on Mon, Dec 30, 2013, at 1:38 AM

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