Police searching for man after car stolen, shots fired

HUMBOLDT, Tenn.–Police search for a suspect in Humboldt after investigators say shots were fired and a car was stolen in Trenton.

Trenton police say officers responded to a report of shots fired near Second Street and Lexington Street around 6 p.m. Thursday. Police say a preliminary investigation indicates a group of people from out of town were visiting at an apartment on Second Street, when an argument started.

Police say one of the people stole a car, and someone in the crowd fired shots. Humboldt police later spotted the car, starting a short chase.

The car chase ended when the driver of the vehicle bailed out, leading Humboldt and Trenton officers on a foot chase behind Walmart in Humboldt.

Investigators searched the area with assistance from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit.

Police say the suspect is described as a black man, between 5-feet-6-inches tall and 5-feet-8 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie.

If you have any information, call the Trenton Police Department at (731) 855-1413.

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