Man accused of shooting at Metro police indicted

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man who was taken into custody last month after shooting at Metro police officers has been indicted.

Matthew McKervey, 26, is accused of shooting at police as they attempted to serve a drug-related search warrant at his Hawkins Street apartment on April 1.

Two officers returned fire in self-defense and struck McKervey in the arm.

McKerney now faces multiple charges and faces a mandatory minimum of 10 years to life in prison on the drug charges.

He also faces a mandatory, consecutive 10 years to life in prison for discharging a firearm in furtherance of a drug felony.

Two other men, David Alvarez Becerra-Ruiz, 30, and Daniel Alcala, 28, are also charged.

They each face charges of conspiracy to distribute meth and possessing and distributing the illegal drug. Police previously said they allegedly transported the meth to McKervey from out of state.

Becerra-Ruiz and Alcala both face a mandatory minimum of 10 years to life in prison on their drug charges.

All three are in police custody.

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