2 arrested after shots fired in Dyersburg

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DYERSBURG, Tenn. (KBSI) – Two people face charges after a woman reported being shot at multiple times while she was in her vehicle.

Marcus McClendon, 27, and Laquanda Matthews, 40, both of Dyersburg faces charges.

Dyersburg police responded to Lipford Circle on May 12 around 1 a.m. for a call of a possible active shooter.

A 24-year-old woman reported that McClendon followed her from her home to Plummer Circle where he shot at her multiple times while she was in her vehicle, according to the Dyersburg Police Department.

Police say McClendon left the area in his vehicle. The victim told police she left the area and returned to her home on Lipford Circle where she saw McClendon’s vehicle in the area.

Officers arrived and approached the vehicle where they saw McClendon and a female passenger, Laquanda Matthews, 40, of Dyersburg, sitting inside.

McClendon was arrested without incident. Matthews was taken into custody after a brief struggle.

The weapon suspected of being involved in the shooting was recovered in the vehicle along with ammunition. Officers also recovered multiple shell casings on the shooting scene.

McClendon faces aggravated assault and aggravated stalking charges.

Matthews faces resisting stop, frisk, and halt charges.

Both were taken to jail pending Dyersburg City Court action.

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