Three charged in deadly shooting Jan. 7 on Castleview Drive

Jan 08, 2018 at 04:53 pm by Voice Wire


Three suspects have been arrested in the shooting death of a Murfreesboro man, according to a press release from the Murfreesboro Police Department.

Around 11:35 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7, MPD responded to calls of shots fired in the 400 block of Castleview Drive. Officers found one shooting victim with life-threatening injuries at the scene.

Moments later, a second victim was reported at the Saint Thomas Rutherford Emergency Department.

The victim found on Castleview Drive, identified as Martavious Roper, 21, of Murfreesboro, was transported to Vanderbilt hospital and died from his injuries Monday, Jan. 8. The second victim, Malik Brooks, 21, was treated at Saint Thomas Rutherford for a gunshot wound to the leg and released.

Three arrests have been made and one suspect remains at large. Those arrested include two 17-year-old juveniles and one 21 year-old man, James Lattimore (Pictured above). All have been charged with First degree murder and attempted First degree murder.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Rutherford County Crime Stoppers at 615-893-7867 (STOP).

Sections: Crime & Safety

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