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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Murfreesboro Police have now released the name of Sunday’s shooting victim, one of two violent deaths that occurred in the city over the weekend.

A police incident report released Monday morning says a patrol officer arrived at 1306 Eagle Street Sunday afternoon to find 20-year-old Tijuandre S. Garrett bleeding from a gunshot wound to his left side.

Garrett wasn’t breathing so the officer began CPR. The Tulane Ct. resident was taken to St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

MTSU student has apartment invaded by masked gunmen

Feb 4, 2016

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  A student at Middle Tennessee State University says armed intruders pushed their way into his Aspen Heights apartment in late December.

Tedrick P. Smith says on Dec. 22, 2015, he heard a knock at his door. When he opened the door two masked men with guns pushed their way inside.

Smith says he ran upstairs and locked himself in a laundry room until the apartment got quiet. When he came out roughly a $1,000 worth of his belongings were missing.


MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Police confronted a naked man waving a gun in the air at the Dana Downs condos on Lascassas Pike in Murfreesboro over the weekend.

Police say 22-year-old Cadari D. Lindsey of Hazelwood St. was wandering around the complex waving a pistol early Saturday morning. The incident report says he fired a number of shots, but officers weren’t sure what he was shooting at because he’d just walked out of sight around the corner of a building.

Severe weather expected Tuesday night

Feb 1, 2016

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)  --  Unsettled weather is moving into the mid-state and could result in damaging storms Tuesday night.

Passing storms are expected over the next 48 hours as a warm weather front and a cold weather front battle for control of the region.

The best chance for dangerous weather comes Tuesday night. The Weather Service says a line of storms will move through the mid-state at around midnight. Damaging winds and even tornados are possible then.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An estimated 150,000 Tennesseans could lose food stamp benefits on April 1 if they don't meet work requirements.

Tennessee Department of Human Services spokeswoman Stephanie Jarnagin says the agency began sending out notices earlier this winter to people who could lose benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.