DYERSBURG, TN (KFVS) - Police in Dyersburg, Tennessee are looking for a man accused of firing a gun into a crowd of people taking part in a family cookout.
It happened on Sunday, Aug. 27, at Bruce Community Center Park on Price Street.
According to a release from the Dyersburg Police Department, an officer tried to stop a car on Krist Street for running a stop sign. The driver turned on his emergency flashers and motioned for the officer to follow.
The officer followed the car to a hospital where the officer learned that a 23-year-old man in the car had been shot.
Just moments later, a second vehicle showed up at the hospital with a 20-year-old woman who had also been shot.
Investigators learned both people were shot when a black man shot into the crowd and took off.
The female victim was treated and released from the hospital.
The male victim went to a Memphis hospital by helicopter where he underwent surgery. He is listed in stable condition.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call the Dyersburg Police Department at 731-285-1212.