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Suspect Facing Charges After Firing Shots Near Apartments

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Posted at 6:57 AM, Aug 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-07 17:07:08-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A suspect is facing multiple charges after he allegedly fired shots which traveled into an apartment that housed several people, including a small child.

Officials with Metro police said 21-year-old Courtlyn Hendricks was arrested Tuesday after an incident at the Trinity Hills Village Apartments.

Hendricks reportedly got into a fight with several people around 3 a.m. and fired shots near a random unit with several people inside, including a four-year-old.

Police said Hendricks was visiting the mother of his child around the same time some of her family members came by. Hendricks and the family members reportedly have had issues in the past.

According to police, he threatened to shoot them.

Officers said Hendricks approached the family members inside their vehicle and fired shots at them, with some of the bullets striking the random apartment.

No one was hurt.

Since there were several victims, Hendricks is facing a slew of charges, including five counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and four counts of reckless endangerment.

He remains jailed on a $395,000 bond.

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