Warrant Issued For Suspect Who Shot Woman Through Front Door

Posted at 7:49 AM, Jun 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-09 02:25:31-04

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – A warrant has been issued for the suspect police believed shot a woman through her front door in Montgomery County.

The shooting happened around 8 p.m. on Cranklen Circle in Clarksville.

Officials with the Clarksville Police Department said 31-year-old Michael Flippen Jr. shot through the front door, hitting the woman in the back.

She was transported by ambulance to TriStar Skyline Medical Center in Nashville with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect fled the scene. Investigators determined the suspect was Flippen after his father’s red 1995 Toyota T-100 was seen in the area. It was unknown if he and the woman knew each other.

A warrant was issued for Flippen’s arrest. He was wanted on charges of criminal attempted homicide and reckless engenderment.

Officials said Flippen maintained addresses in both Hopkinsville and Clarksville.

Anyone with information about Flippen’s whereabouts has been asked to call Detective Christy Arwood at 931-648-0656 ext. 5133, or call the Montgomery County CrimeStoppers TIPS hotline at 931-645-TIPS (8477).