Man accused of shooting another man at Dyersburg, TN trailer park

Man accused of shooting another man at Dyersburg, TN trailer park

DYER COUNTY, TN (KFVS) - A man is accused of shooting another man at a Dyersburg, Tennessee trailer park.

Laylon Ward, 42, was arrested for aggravated assault.

He was taken to the Dyer County Law Enforcement Center where he is being held pending an initial appearance in city court.

According to Dyersburg police, they received a call at about 12:32 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13 reporting gunshots in the area of Barkers Trailer Park on Christie Street.

Police say a second call reported someone being shot there.

The victim was identified as a 58-year-old man who lived in the trailer park.

According to police he was shot once in the left arm and taken by ambulance to an area hospital. He was later airlifted to a Memphis, Tenn. hospital for treatment.

Police say the man was shot after a fight between the victim and Ward, who also lived in the trailer park.

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