Sunday’s Shooting Victim Was Burglar Springfield Police Say

Sunday's Shooting Victim Was Burglar Springfield Police Say

Sunday’s Shooting Victim Was Burglar Springfield Police Say

SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – This is an update to a story we brought to you on Sunday. Smokey Barn News reported that a man had been shot at a home located on Jarrett Dr. early Sunday.

On Tuesday morning Springfield released the name of the shooting victim.  He is identified as 22-year-old  Joseph Farmer of Springfield. Police say Farmer was shot in the abdomen after breaking into a home on Jarrett Dr during an attempted Burglary. Police say Farmer later confessed.

Sources tell Smokey Barn News that after the shooting farmer traveled on foot up from Jarrett Dr and Bransford Dr. up to Central Ave where he knocked on a neighbor’s door looking for help.

Initially, Springfield Police, Fire and Robertson County EMS converged at the Central Ave side of Jarrett Dr. across from the old Wilson plant where 22-year-old Farmer was placed into an ambulance and ultimately transported to Skyline Medical Center in Nashville in critical condition but he is expected to survive. By 2 am, police were at both ends of Jarrett Dr looking for evidence.

After being released from the hospital, Farmer will face charges of Aggravated Burglary, Vandalism and additional charges are pending. No other injuries were reported in the incident.


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