CAVE CITY, KY. (THECOUNT) — Keshawn L. Sarver has been identified as the victim found suffering from at least one gunshot wound at Glenwood Apartments, in Cave City, Kentucky on Friday night.
KSP says, Sarver, 22, was inside his apartment, located at 9451 Happy Valley Rd, in Cave City, KY, when he was discovered fatally shot around 9 p.m. Friday.
Sarver was pronounced dead at the scene of gunshot injuries.
Police are investigating the fatal incident as a murder.
Anyone with possible information on the shooting should contact police at 911 immediately. Continue reading
NASHVILLE, TN. (THECOUNT) — Nyema Jackson, of Jackson, Tennessee, has been identified as one of two victims in a double-fatal Interstate 40 West Tennessee Healthcare ambulance crash Friday in Nashville.
Jackson, 36, was a patient riding in the back of the ambulance when the vehicle crashed after striking a rock wall while traveling on I-40 near Charlotte Pike, in Nashville Friday. The vehicle flipped and came to rest back in the travel lanes, according to police.
Zachary Pruitt, 36, of Humboldt, who was a medic, was also killed after both victims were thrown from the vehicle when it struck a rock wall, according to a news release.
Authorities say the crash may have been caused by excessive speed on a wet roadway.
The ambulance driver, Deborah Schichtel, 55, of Holladay, sustained non-life threatening injuries. She told police that the ambulance hydroplaned before it hit the wall
All three of the ambulance occupants were transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Jackson and Pruitt died at the hospital. The ambulance was affiliated with West Tennessee Health Care and Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Continue reading
BLOOMINGTON, IN. (THECOUNT) — Indiana mother, Anna Prewitt-Byers, is facing charges in connection with the death of her 7-month-old daughter.
Prewitt-Byers, 20, faces felony charges of aggravated battery and battery resulting in death of a person less than 14 years old over the death of her six-month baby.
The investigation started on April 18, after a child was brought in to IU Health Bloomington with severe injuries including massive hemorrhaging, abrasions, diffuse cerebral edema causing herniation, severe hemorrhages in retina, perioptic nerve soft tissue hemorrhage, left chin contusions, cerebellar hemorrhages, base of the brain hemorrhaging and blunt trauma injury to her chest. The child later died. Continue reading
NASHVILLE (THECOUNT) — Amarion Johnson has been identified as the juvenile arrested in Nashville early Wednesday morning in the fatal shooting of 14-year-old Geovany Hernandez.
Johnson, 14, was charged with criminal homicide over the deadly Tuesday evening shooting. He is being held at the Juvenile Detention Center following a deadly shooting that occurred around 6:35 p.m. at 130 Nashboro Greens, in Nashville, TN.
Detectives with the Hermitage Precinct say they have arrested the 14-year-old suspect accused of killing a Nashville teenager on Tuesday evening. Continue reading
NASHVILLE, TN. (THECOUNT) — Tennessee authorities named, Daniel Hambrick, as the man involved in a the fatal shooting by Nashville police officer, Andrew Delke, during a traffic stop.
Hambrick, 25, was shot dead Thursday evening while on a sidewalk beside an apartment complex.
TBI spokesman Josh DeVine says authorities believe that during the traffic stop, Hambrick “reportedly emerged from the vehicle with a firearm in his hand” and the “situation escalated,” resulting in Delke firing his gun multiple times. Continue reading
Carlos Darnell Dixon has been charged with murder in the shooting death of Nashville man, Cesar Reza, 24, in the parking lot of an Antioch hookah bar last Friday morning
Dixon, 33, was taken in custody by Metro Nashville Police in connection to the fatal shooting that occurred at Arabian Palace Lounge located at 1135 Bell Rd, Antioch, TN., last week.
Reza and two friends pulled into the busy parking lot with the intention of going to Arabian Palace Hookah Lounge. Witnesses told police the pair pulled up behind a man, later identified as Dixon, who was trying to back out of the parking lot. Continue reading
A Metro police officer was shot during an ongoing standoff at the Tony Sudekum Apartments south of downtown Nashville.
According to officials, there is a barricaded subject firing shots from inside an apartment on Charles E. Davis Boulevard.
Officers at the scene are calling this “an active shooter situation.” Click here to watch a Facebook Live video from the scene.
The officer is being transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center with non-critical injuries. Continue reading
Nashville Mayor Megan Barry and Bruce Barry‘s son, Max Barry, died Saturday night of an apparent overdose in Denver, Colorado.
The Barry family sent out a press release Sunday morning:
Early this morning, we received news that no parents should ever have to hear. Our son Max suffered from an overdose and passed away. We cannot begin to describe the pain and heartbreak that comes with losing our only child. Our son was a kind soul full of life and love for his family and friends. Continue reading
The Nashville Fire Department is on scene of a huge fire burning at the Opryland Hotel.
A spokesman for the NFD told reporters there was a kitchen fire inside the hotel and there could also be a HVAC fire on the roof.
Developing.. Continue reading
Reports say, accused Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof, was attacked and beaten Thursday in the shower area of a South Carolina jail.
Roof, 22, who is in protective custody at the Charleston County Detention Center, was out of his cell and on his way to the shower when the attack occurred.
The other inmate, Dwayne Stafford, 25, now faces assault charges. No weapons were involved in the attack and Roof was able to return to his cell after being treated, sheriff’s deputies said. Continue reading