MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A Murfreesboro man says two men took a shot at him Tuesday as he stood outside his home on the north side of the city.
General Westmoreland Circle resident Matthew B. Jacobs says he stepped outside to smoke a cigarette around 2:45 pm. Tuesday afternoon. He tells police a black BMW pulled up and the man in the passenger seat leaned out the window and took a shot at him.
The 33-year-old Jacobs reported that he didn’t recognize either man, but did say they appeared to be Asian.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Emergency services agencies across Rutherford County have teamed up to provide residents with an emergency alert service.
Called “Alert Rutherford” the service is free and is designed to provide immediate notification by cell phone, land line, text, email, or voice mail. Officials say they began searching for a system in the wake of the bombing at the Boston Marathon in 2013.