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9:03 am
Mon August 3, 2009

Clarksville Police Arrest Soldier after Shooting

Clarksville, TN – An Indiana National Guard soldier has been arrested and charged with trying to kill another man in Clarksville, Tennessee by shooting him in the head. Police arrested 27-year-old Caleb Andrew Pearl of Butlerville, Indiana, yesterday. Pearl is being held in the Montgomery County Jail.

Authorities say police went to a house around 3:20 Sunday morning and found 24-year-old Michael Ellis outside his home with a gunshot wound to the head after an argument with Pearl.

Police say Pearl told police he shot Ellis because he thought Ellis had pulled a Ellis was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and is listed in critical condition.