2 teens injured, 5 face charges after shooting in Dyersburg

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DYERSBURG, Tenn. (KBSI) – Dyersburg police are looking for multiple people accused of attempted murder after a shooting left two teenagers injured Friday night.

Dyersburg police responded to Price Street around 9:15 p.m. in reference to a shooting on Sept. 23.

Officers were told two victims were struck by gunfire and taken by private vehicle to West Tennessee Healthcare in Dyersburg.

Officers determined the victims’ ages were 19, 16, and 14 years old. The 19-year-old was not injured during the shooting.

Police say the Dyersburg teens left an apartment and when they entered a vehicle, multiple people opened fire on the victims.

The victims were able to leave the area in a car where they stopped on Kist Street.

Two teens were taken by another vehicle to the hospital. Both victims were later transferred to a Memphis hospital.

Trouble Thomas, 20, Dyersburg, was taken into custody Sunday around 3 a.m. when a Dyersburg police officer saw him in front of a home on Harris Street.

Thomas faces three counts of attempted first degree murder.

The Dyersburg Police Department has warrants for Damaris Neal, 22, Camron Hopkins, 24, and two 17-year-old teens all from Dyersburg.

Police say the remaining suspects should be considered armed and dangerous.

Police cautions anyone who comes into contact with them to call 911.

If you have information about the shooting, or possible location of the wanted individuals, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at 285-TIPS where you can remain anonymous, DPD Criminal Investigation Division at 288-7679, or 311.

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