Murfreesboro Fatal Shooting Suspect In Custody

Posted at 3:18 PM, Sep 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-04 10:00:04-04

A man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting in Murfreesboro has been taken into custody. 

Izaiha Deshon Gleaves, age 18, was arrested following the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Michael Roper. 

The incident happened in the 700 block of North Maney Avenue after 11 p.m. Saturday.

Officers found the two victims at the scene. Roper was taken to St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital where he died from his injuries.

The juvenile was taken by helicopter to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he was undergoing treatment.

Officials said Gleaves has been on probation for a prior weapons charge. Warrants were issued Monday, charging Gleaves with second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder.