Father, son arrested after shooting leads to evacuations at Clarksville apartment complex

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKNR) — Clarksville police say a father and son have been arrested after officers spent hours at an apartment complex on Friday afternoon following a report of a shooting that left two people injured.

The Clarksville Police Department said a 911 call came in shortly after 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10 about a shooting that had already happened at the Cumberland Manor Apartments.

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At 4:40 p.m., officials announced that officers had set up a perimeter at the scene and were working to track down the suspect(s).

Police urged residents to stay inside their apartments and other community members to avoid the area until the situation was resolved. Shortly before 7:45 p.m., the department announced officers had sanctioned off one building and evacuated the residents in the immediate vicinity.

On Saturday, just before 12:30 a.m., the Clarksville Police Department announced that two suspects were taken into custody for their connection to the shooting.

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The suspects were identified as 27-year-old Arnell Wilson, and his father, 54-year-old David Wilson.

Arnell Wilson (Courtesy: Clarksville Police Department)
Arnell Wilson (Courtesy: Clarksville Police Department)
David Wilson (Courtesy: Clarksville Police Department)
David Wilson (Courtesy: Clarksville Police Department)

Authorities reported that both men were charged with five counts of aggravated assault after they allegedly fired shots at a group of individuals at the apartment complex. Each of their bond has been set at $1 million.

Authorities said two people sustained minor injuries after being grazed, and did not require medical treatment.

Residents who were evacuated Friday evening have since returned to their apartments. Clarksville police said officers are no longer looking for any other suspects. An investigation into the shooting remains ongoing.

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Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Detective Weber at 931-648-0656 or the Crime Stoppers at 931-645-8477.

No additional details were immediately released.

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