Manhunt for Suspect in Madison Apartment Shooting

Teddy Cooper wanted for attempted murder after Thursday night shooting.
Public Safety

Nashville law enforcement is actively searching for 21-year-old Teddy Cooper, accused of attempted criminal homicide and aggravated assault following a grave incident last Thursday night. Authorities report that the shooting occurred at an apartment on Star Boulevard in the Madison area, severely injuring Cooper’s 29-year-old roommate.

The dispute leading to the violent confrontation is believed to have stemmed from ongoing issues between the girlfriends of both men, who shared the apartment with them. The altercation escalated, resulting in the roommate being shot twice. He is currently fighting for his life in critical condition at Skyline Medical Center.

Detectives from the Domestic Violence Unit are spearheading the manhunt for Cooper, who has since fled and is considered a fugitive. The Nashville Police Department is appealing to the public for any information regarding Cooper’s whereabouts, urging anyone with knowledge to come forward and contact Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.

This unfortunate event underscores the potential for domestic disputes to escalate into violent confrontations, prompting law enforcement to act swiftly in apprehending those responsible to ensure the safety of all involved parties. The community is asked to assist in this effort by providing any relevant information that could lead to Cooper’s capture.

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