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shooting suspect on the 700 block of Lewis St. in south Nashville on Monday night.
to police reports obtained by FOX 17 News, Jovonte Fitzgerald, 19, saw
it was police and put his car into reverse at a high rate of speed,
almost hitting the officer at around 9 p.m. The defendant then put his
vehicle back into reverse and attempted to hit the officer again. The
defendant then fled the scene in the car, driving through the courtyard
of JC Napier and collided with an officer's car. The defendant ran from
the vehicle and after a brief foot chase was apprehended.
Police found and confiscated two guns in the vehicle, five baggies of crack cocaine, 25 grams of marijuana, and almost $500.
Fitzgerald is facing 13 charges, including four counts of aggravated assault of an officer. He is being held on $213,000 bond.
arrested were 22-year-old Raymond Wilson and 23-year-old William Oden,
Wilson is being held on a $97,000 bond and Oden is being held on $90,000
Tuesday, October 2 2012, 07:38 AM CDT
Man pleads guilty to Memphis officer's murder
May 21, 2013 22:22 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A former death row inmate is set to be released from prison after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder of a Memphis police officer.
Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich said Tuesday that she has accepted Timothy McKinney's guilty plea.
McKinney was convicted of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of Officer Don Williams. The officer was killed outside a comedy club in December 1997.
McKinney appealed and won a new trial, which ended with a deadlocked jury. A third trial earlier this year also ended in a hung jury.
The Commercial Appeal reports that McKinney was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Since he's already served more than 15 years -- including 11 on death row -- McKinney will be released this week.
Williams' family opposed the settlement.
Asia stocks rise as Fed official backs easy policy
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