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Man Shot After Cutting in Line


Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On June 3rd, 2011, around 9:30 pm, Clarksville Police responded to the area of Elder Street where a man was shot after an altercation which allegedly stemmed from him cutting in line.

When officers arrived at Elder Street, they found a man that had sustained gunshot wounds to his arms and legs. From the information obtained at the scene, a confrontation ensued when two men were waiting to have some tattoo work done, a 22 year old man got out of line, came back, and tried to assume his original position in the line.

Eugene Thomas Bompers

Eugene Thomas Bompers


That’s when Eugene Thomas Bompers and the 22 year old started arguing verbally, which escalated to a physical confrontation, and then ended up in an exchange of gunfire between the two men. The 22 year old man was hit and Bompers fled the scene, but was found a short time later in the area of Clark Street. The 22 year old was taken by Lifeflight to a medical facility, underwent surgery, and is in stable condition.

Eugene Bompers

Eugene Thomas BompersName: Eugene Thomas Bompers (B/M)

DOB: 6/26/79
Given Address: Clarksville, TN
Arresting Officer: Tomas Ortiz
Charged with: Aggravated Assault
Booked Into: Montgomery County Jail
Bond: $10,000

The investigation is ongoing. There were no witnesses which were forthcoming at the scene. Anyone with information is asked to call the Tipsline: 931-645-8477.

The lead investigator is Detective Tracy Woodruff, 931-648-0656, ext. 2310.




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