Thursday, June 18, 2009

Attempted Murder Charges Pending

Cookeville police say a dispute over prescription drugs led to a shooting Thursday afternoon at the Walnut Village Apartment on S. Walnut Ave. They say a man at the apartment complex allegedly tried to kill another man who may have been trying to steal medications. According to authorities, a man who lives at the apartments shot another man once in the head. The shooting victim, who has not yet been identified, was taken to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, where he was reported to be in critical condition. The suspect was identified as Scotty Robinson, who was jailed on charges of attempted murder.