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Clarksville Police Investigating an Overnight Shooting in Chapel Street area

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On April 25th, 2012, around 1:00am, 911 received calls about shots being fired in the Chapel Street area. Clarksville Police Officers in the area on another call for service also heard the shots being fired.

Officer Brian Coghill saw a vehicle near the intersection of Chapel and Locust Street rolling backward. There was a 26 old male partially out of the vehicle.

Vehicle involved in a shooting in the Chapel Street area Tuesday night. Bullet holes can be seen in the side of the car. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Vehicle involved in a shooting in the Chapel Street area Tuesday night. Bullet holes can be seen in the side of the car. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Upon further investigation, it was found the man had been shot and the vehicle had multiple bullet holes in it. Several shell casings were found near the scene.

Additionally, officers found that another vehicle and a house in the area had been hit by the gunfire.

The 26 year old man was taken by Lifeflight to Vanderbilt, underwent surgery, and is in Critical, but stable condition.

The lead investigator is Detective Kolofsky.  Anyone with information can call, 931.645.8477.

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