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UPDATED: 4:07 pm Friday 

A Mayfield man suspected of shooting a teenager in Murray earlier this week is now being charged with murder.  

Updated at 11:53 p.m. ET

The motivations of the gunman who opened fire at two military centers in Chattanooga, Tenn., are still unknown, officials said late Thursday. Four Marines died in the morning's attack; three other people were wounded.

The gunman is also dead, though it's unclear how he was killed.

Third Update:  A number of media outlets are reporting that the deaths were a result of a murder suicide plot.  This scenario has never been reported by the Kentucky State Police.  

Second Update:  The Kentucky State Police are still processing the crime scene in Trigg County.  The last body in the residence has been identified as Vito Y. Riservato, 22 of Hopkinsville, KY.

UPDATE: County officials have confirmed that Calloway County Attorney David Harrington has died in the hospital after suffering a gunshot wound to the head over the weekend. 


The Murray Police Department is investigating an overnight armed robbery and shooting on Main Street.

Officers responded to a call at 3:49 AM and found Tonya Cavitt (age 43 of Murray), Kelsey Cavitt (age 22 of Murray), Keith Jenifer (age 31 of Murray), as well as three juveniles at the residence. The victims reported three black males kicked in the home's front door and demanded money. Witnesses said during the altercation, one of the suspects shot Keith Jenifer in the leg and left the scene with an undisclosed quantity of cash. Jenifer was transported to Murray Calloway County Hospital for treatment. 

Clarksville police are investigating the shooting death of a man whose body was discovered in the vicinity of Northwest High School parking lot yesterday morning.  The Clarksville Police Department said they believe 38-year-old Daniel Lamar Reed was shot and killed around 2 a.m. Thursday morning.  The CPD is asking for help to determine Reed's whereabouts before the shooting.  Police Sergeant Charles Gill said the department is confident the death isn't related to the high school's staff or students.


A former Fort Campbell soldier convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of his wife was sentenced to the maximum six years in prison Tuesday. 35-year-old Jonathan Downing testified during his trial last October that he shot his wife multiple times following an argument at their home in Clarksville in 2009. But Downing said he didn't plan it and had no memory of the shooting.

Lattus Trial Set For April 2013

Dec 5, 2012

Fulton County Circuit Judge Tim Langford has set an April 22 trial date for the man accused of killing Hickman mayor Charlie Murphy. Tommy Lattus of Hickman admitted to killing Murphy in January. Judge Langford says Lattus will have a chance at a plea agreement February 14.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into a Saturday incident where Clarksville police shot and killed man outside his home. Police spokesman Jim Knoll says officers responded Saturday night to a man threatening to kill himself, his wife and anyone who tried to enter his home.

Graves County Sheriff

A Hickman man is in Graves County Jail after shooting at a Sheriff’s deputy Saturday afternoon. Sheriff Dewayne Redmon says 35 year old Terry Patterson was wanted for a non-violent warrant when he shot at the deputy, then led him on a 90 mile per hour chase through Kaler, Kentucky. Redmon says Patterson then pulled into a driveway and barricaded himself in his car for an hour. He says Patterson eventually disarmed himself and was arrested.