Police are investigating a shooting that occurred on Sunday, Oct. 21, around 1:30 a.m., at a residence on the 400 block of North Second Street, which “resulted in a 24 year old man and 19 year old woman being shot,” according to a press release from the Montgomery County Police Department.
According to an APSU campus safety bulletin, “the alleged gunmen are still at large.”
One suspect is described as “a black male with dreadlocks wearing a white T-shirt,” and a second is described as “a black male wearing a hoodie and blue jeans driving a four door silver Chevrolet Impala or Malibu with dark tinted windows.”
Officers were called to a house party at 424 North Second St. after receiving several 911 calls about shots being fired and found the victims in the front yard of the residence.
The man, who has yet to be identified publicly, was Lifeflighted to “a Nashville hospital in stable condition” after sustaining a gunshot to the “rib area,” according to the press release.
The woman, also unidentified in the press release, had been shot in the knee and was taken to Gateway Medical Center in stable condition, then transferred to a Nashville hospital.
According to the press release, there were “multiple verbal and physical confrontations which took place inside the house” at the party and “a gun had been displayed.”
The confrontation then moved to the exterior of the residence and unidentified individuals then fired several shots “toward the residence from across the street” which is when the victims were struck by bullets.
The suspects then fled the scene in different vehicles. Six people were detained and questioned by police.
The police are following several leads at this time.
If you have information regarding this shooting, please contact the lead investigator Detective Nick Newman at 931-648-0656, extension 5340 or the police tip line at 931-645-8477.
All photos by CPD Officer Jim Knoll