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Springfield Police Charge Man with Attempted First-Degree Murder

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Springfield police charged a man on Tuesday with criminal attempt to commit first-degree murder and unlawful possession of a weapon after he turned himself in to police, according to a department press release.

Alan Jermaine Gardner, age 39, turned himself in Monday. He was booked into Robertson County Jail.

On Sunday at 1:55 a.m., police responded to shots fired at the El Alteno restaurant on Tom Austin Highway. While checking the area, police received a call informing them that a shooting victim was seeking care at Northcrest ER.

The victim, Brandon Gardner, 27, of Springfield, was airlifted to Vanderbilt with life-threatening injuries, having been shot multiple times.

It was not yet clear what connection the victim has to the suspect.
 
Police say they are still looking for another suspect. Anyone with information is asked to contact Springfield Police at 615-384-8422 or CRIMESTOPPERS at 615-382-3799.


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