Smyrna police searching for shooting suspect

Posted at 5:23 AM, Oct 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-26 07:44:17-04

Police began searching for a suspect after a juvenile was shot in Smyrna overnight. 

The incident was reported early Friday morning in the area of Katherine Suzanne Way.

Smyrna police said 18-year-old James Gaines is facing an aggravated assault charge in the case. 

It’s unclear what led up to the shooting. Police said the victim was taken to Stonecrest Medical Center, where he or she is in stable condition. 

The investigation remains ongoing. 

Gaines was described as being 6-feet-tall and weighs 160 pounds. 

Anyone with information should contact Smyrna Police at (615)-459-6644. If you see Gaines, do not to approach him. Police said he is considered armed and dangerous.