Wanted fugitive who shot at Columbia police officer behind bars in Tennessee

Posted at 7:47 PM, Feb 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-28 23:34:38-05

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (WTVF) — Jamal Gardner, the man police say fired at a Columbia police officer on February 2nd is behind bars in the Maury County Jail.

This news comes after almost a month has passed since Gardner turned himself in to authorities almost one week after the initial incident occurred.

According to police, Gardner was with a pastor and his cousin in Michigan when he decided to surrender himself.

This came 6 days after the initial incident that occurred during a traffic stop in Columbia, Tennessee.

Columbia Police released bodycam video earlier this week of Gardner firing dozens of times at an officer.

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