Hopkinsville man arrested, charged with attempted murder in shooting

Posted at 5:57 PM, Sep 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-01 18:59:03-04

HOPKINSVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Christian County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man involved in two shootings Tuesday morning.

Deputies arrested 44-year-old Brian D. Ellis of Hopkinsville, KY and charged him with two counts of attempted murder, six counts of wanton endangerment 1st degree, tampering with physical evidence, trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana.

A press release from the sheriff's office said Ellis was involved in a shots fired incident at a home on the 2000 block of Dawson Springs Road as well as a second incident at a home on the 10000 block of Hart Road.

Officials say no injuries were reported, and Ellis was found in Hopkinsville. He was lodged in the Christian County Jail.