Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – Officers apprehended one suspect and recovered three handguns after a witness reported an altercation this evening. Around 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 5, 2023, Mt. Juliet Police officers rushed to the area of Pleasant Grove Road near Old Pleasant Grove Road after a witness reported four individuals in an altercation. Two individuals were reportedly armed with handguns and running away from the original incident. As officers approached the scene, they spotted the two suspects running through Glass Creek Apartments and gave chase. One of those suspects was apprehended and armed with two handguns. A black shoulder bag was located along the suspects’ path, and a third handgun was inside.
Detectives have identified a person of interest as the second suspect, who was not apprehended. The investigation is ongoing as detectives speak to the two other individuals involved in the altercation.
Anyone with any information about the incident is urged to call the Mt. Juliet Police Department at (615) 754-2550. Information can also be given anonymously by calling (615) 754-TIPS (8477) or via the Mt. Juliet Police Department website at http://www.mjpd.org/.