6 Hurt In 2 Separate Shootings In Clarksville
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Six people were hurt in two separate shootings in Clarksville on Wednesday.
Officials with the Clarksville Police Department said two people were shot just before 5 p.m. on Caldwell Lane. A witness told police a light-colored 4-door vehicle pulled up beside a black sedan sitting outside of her home and opened fire.
The black sedan then fled toward Edmonson Ferry Road at a high rate of speed. The witness said the other vehicle attempted to follow and she heard continuous gunfire as the two vehicles drove away.
A vehicle was also stuck by gunfire in the driver side rear window.
Police located the light-colored vehicle, a Toyota Camry, at the intersection of Emory and Stafford Drive. Two passengers had been struck by gunfire. Police said Christopher Harris, age 21, was grazed by a bullet on the back of his head, while Christopher Fletcher, age 28, had been struck by a bullet in his shoulder. The driver was not hurt.
Both Harris and Fletcher were taken to Gateway Medical Center for treatment.
Police discovered some marijuana inside the vehicle along with a handgun. The other vehicle was not located.
Another shooting took around 9 p.m. on Treeland Drive. Clarksville Police said a witness heard gunshots, and reported seeing two vehicles driving outside his home. He said both vehicles fled at a high rate of speed after the shooting.
Officers arrived to find four victims with gunshot wounds. Taylor Barger, Donavan Smith, Lacy McIntire, along with a juvenile were all taken to Gateway for treatment.
The home had bullet holes throughout the entire house. A Cadillac Fleetwood parked in front of the residence was also struck by the gunfire.
Police recovered 24 shell casings along Trenton Road.
It was unclear whether police thought the two shootings could be related.
No arrests have been made in either case. Police said investigations were ongoing.