Metro officer recovering after being hit by car

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Posted at 4:15 PM, Nov 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-29 21:36:55-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A Metro police officer is recovering after she was hit by a car while responding to the report of a stolen Cadillac.

Police said the officer, identified as Jerica Gladston, went into a parking lot on Cowan Street to deploy spikes in an attempt to stop the Cadillac. She was hit by the Cadillac in the process.

Metro Officer Jerica Gladston
Metro Officer Jerica Gladston

Police said Gladston is being evaluated at a Nashville hospital for a possible broken leg.

Surveillance video of the incident was shared by Metro police.

Police charged 28-year-old Jaquille Burns with attempted homicide, felony evading arrest and driving on a revoked license.

Burns, who is from Murfreesboro, is believed to be the driver of the Cadillac that hit Ofc. Gladston.


His bond was set at $513,000.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.