Seven bounty hunters in Clarksville, Tennessee shot and killed an unarmed man and wounded another after they shot into a sedan and chased them. The men in the sedan weren’t the bounty hunters’ actual targets.
On April 23, the bounty hunters pulled up to a car outside of a Wal-Mart, shot into a sedan before chasing them for seven miles. There were four men in the vehicle. According to the Associated Press not one single man in the sedan was wanted on outstanding charges.
The bounty hunters have now been indicted on first-degree murder charges,Tennessee police announced Wednesday. The Montgomery County grand jury charged all seven with first-degree felony murder, three counts of attempted second-degree murder, three counts of especially aggravated kidnapping, attempted especially aggravated kidnapping, four counts of aggravated assault, employing a firearm in commission of a dangerous felony and felony reckless endangerment.
The man killed was 24-year-old Jalen Johnson, a father of three. According to the report, neither he nor anyone else in the car seemed to be armed.
[Clarksville Police Department]