1 dead in Dyersburg shooting; police seek suspect

UPDATE (5/19/22): Dyersburg police seek two brothers after Wednesday’s fatal shooting

DYERSBURG, Tenn. — The Dyersburg Police Department is investigating a shooting.

Courtesy: Jessica Crews

According to authorities, Dyersburg police responded to 470 Mall Boulevard in reference to a shooting victim on Wednesday evening.

At the scene, officers found a person suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Authorities have identified the victim as 43-year-old Jimmy Burns. Burns was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say 20-year-old Caleb Edwards was identified as a person of interest by witnesses on the scene. Edwards is currently being sought by law enforcement. Anyone with information on Edwards’ whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers at 285-TIPS or 285-1212.

Authorities say to use caution if you come into contact with Edwards. He is believed to be armed and dangerous.

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