Larenzo D. Flowers

Larenzo D. Flowers

Murfreesboro Investigation

MURFREESBORO, TN (WSMV) - Murfreesboro Police say a suspect has been taken into custody after shooting at officers who were investigating a car crash and barricading himself inside a home. 

The suspect has been identified as 26-year-old Larenzo D. Flowers. Flowers is charged with five counts of attempted second degree murder and two counts of evading arrest. He remains behind bars at Rutherford County Adult Detention Center on $757,500 bond.

Police say a car crashed near Pitts Lane and Northfield Blvd around 5:30 p.m. Friday. Flowers then got out of the car and as he ran away, police say he shot a officers. One officer returned fire and no injuries were reported. 

Flowers went into a nearby house on Sloan Street and locked himself inside. According to police, Flowers climbed a fence at an apartment complex to evade officers. 

Flowers was eventually taken into custody by a SWAT team without incident after barricading himself inside the home for over three hours.

 

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