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Mt. Pleasant gang-related shooting

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MOUNT PLEASANT, TN (WSMV) -

Police in Mount Pleasant are investigating a rare case of gang violence in Maury County.

An officer on patrol drove up on the scene of a shooting at an apartment complex on Main Street early Friday morning.

The officer turned on his lights as one of the suspects fired his final shots.

According to police, the man jumped into a waiting car and tried to get away. He threw the gun out the window as he left the scene.

Police followed the car, which stopped after a mile or so, and the three men surrendered peacefully.

Investigators said the three men arrested are known gang members; two of them from Columbia and one from Pulaski.

Thankfully, no one was injured in the shooting.

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