WANTED: Man wanted on attempted murder charge in Union City, TN

(Source: Union City Police Department/Facebook)
(Source: Union City Police Department/Facebook)

UNION CITY, TN (KFVS) - The Union City Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a man wanted on an attempted murder charge.

Kenneth "Kenny Ray" Jones, 37, of Union City, faces a charge of second-degree attempted murder.

According to authorities, Jones punched Frederick Scates, 52, of Union City, after he asked Jones to get off of his car.

It happened at an apartment complex after 1 a.m. on Wed., Aug. 16.

Witnesses on the scene told investigators that Jones knocked out Scates, who was revived only after having water thrown on his face. Scates was taken to a nearby apartment before being taken to an area hospital.

Doctors determined that Scates obtained several fractures above his eye as well as a brain bleed.

Anyone with any information regarding the whereabouts of Jones is asked to call the Union City Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (731)-885-8477.

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