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Murfreesboro Police responded to a kidnapping situation at the Walmart on Memorial Boulevard Tuesday at approximately 9:12 p.m. According to the report, a woman walked into the store with a man and gave a note that read “Help me” to a Walmart employee. The responding officers made contact with the man and woman at the …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor Murfreesboro Police released the identity of the man who took his life after a confrontation with officers off of Gunnerson Avenue on Friday. At approximately 9:06 a.m., Christopher Cunningham, 24, was armed and sitting in a black vehicle outside of an apartment when police responded to the …

Photo courtesy of Murfreesboro Police Department Murfreesboro Police and the FBI are currently asking the public to assist in the identification of a man who robbed a bank in Murfreesboro, according to an MPD press release. At approximately 11:40 a.m. on Monday, the man entered and robbed the First Bank location at 2670 New Salem …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor Murfreesboro Police conducted a drug investigation at College Grove Apartments at approximately 8:02 a.m. on Saturday. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a witness who put the officers in contact with the suspect, Ryan Jones, 21. Officers then spoke with Jones over the phone. Jones stated that he …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor Update: This article was updated to clarify that Reeves Rogers Elementary was not placed on lockdown, but MPD staff ordered the school to be placed on lockdown. The order was cancelled.  A man armed with a gun shot himself in the head Friday morning off of Gunnerson …

Murfreesboro Police responded to a shooting at the Victoria’s Secret in The Avenue on Medical Center Parkway at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Saturday. Upon arrival, officers discovered that a witness, who was armed with a handgun, saw two men stealing from Victoria’s Secret. The witness confronted the perpetrators after the robbery, and the perpetrators fled …