Deputies charge Bradley County male with attempted murder

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BRADLEY COUNTY, TN – Bradley County officers arrested a male suspect on charges of attempted murder on the evening of July 20.
Javonte McKnight has been taken into custody on charges of Attempted First Degree Murder and Misdemeanor Violation of Probation after shooting a male victim in Bradley County multiple times. After being shot, the victim fell from the third floor of the building; he was transported to the hospital for emergency medical attention.
At approximately 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 20 of 2020, Bradley County Sheriff’s Office Deputies reported to an apartment complex on Country Club Drive SW in response to several reported gunshots. The scene, located near Bradley Central High School, was secured by BCSO officials with assistance from the Cleveland TN Police Department.

BCSO Investigators on scene began their investigation shortly after, which is still underway.
The investigation shows that one male victim was shot several times while on the third floor, proceeding to fall to the ground, sustaining further injuries to his legs. He was transported to the hospital where he is receiving treatment for his injuries. There is no report on his current condition at this time.
Javonte McKnight has been taken into custody on charges of Attempted First Degree Murder and Misdemeanor of Probation.
This is an ongoing investigation; further information will be disseminated accordingly.

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