2 arrested after shots fired in Dyersburg

DYERSBURG, Tenn. — Two men have been arrested after a report of shots fired in Dyersburg, according to a news release.

Dyersburg police say they responded around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday to shots fired on Fowlkes Avenue near Tucker Street. The release says a man was seen in the street shooting at a passing vehicle.

Officers went to a home in the 500 block of Tucker Street where the man had reportedly gone after the shooting, the release says. Police say they found the door partially open and saw the suspect near the front door.

According to the release, the man has been identified as Anthony Moses, 21, of Newbern.

The handgun allegedly used was recovered at the scene, along with shell casings in the street, the release says.

Moses is charged with attempted first-degree murder and is currently held at the Dyer County Law Enforcement Center. His first court appearance is scheduled for Friday morning.

According to the release, officers found another man in the home, identified as Corjustin Thompson, 21, of Dyersburg. Thompson was wanted on an outstanding warrant for a federal firearms violation related to a January traffic stop in Dyersburg.

Thompson has an appearance scheduled for Thursday in U.S. District Court in Jackson.

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