Jackson man charged in Armory shooting – Tennessee News

Jackson man charged in Armory shooting –  Tennessee News

Maranda Faris , USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee
9:05 p.m. CT Jan. 30, 2017

BROWNSVILLE—A Jackson man is facing 10 counts of attempted murder after a shooting Friday night at the National Guard Armory in Brownsville.

Kyanedre Benson, 20, was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Detroit, where he is being held without bond while he awaits an extradition hearing in Wayne County, Michigan, according to a news release from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Mayor William Rawls said he was thankful for the work of Brownsville police, TBI agents, and the U.S. Marshals.

“This was something we considered a priority, to get this suspect into custody as quick as possible so that we can show that we’re not going to tolerate this type of violence in our community,” Rawls said. “I have sympathy for this young man to have perpetrated this type of violence against other young people that look like him and are his age.”

Rawls said he is “hardcore against violence” in Brownsville.

“Justice will be served. If you do the crime, we’ll give you the opportunity to do the time,” he said.

On Saturday, TBI spokeswoman Susan Niland said two juveniles were injured. The rest of the victims are adults.

Niland did not confirm if the shooting was related to the Haywood County and North Side High School basketball game Friday night.

Niland said the National Guard Armory in Brownsville had been rented out for a party Friday, and…

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