Suspect arrested in January shooting at La Vergne apartment complex

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LA VERGNE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A suspect has been taken into custody after a shooting at a La Vergne apartment complex.

La Vergne police reported Jason Hill, 19, was arrested Monday night for a shooting at the  Kingsridge Apartments on Jan. 24.

Sgt. Bob Hayes told News 2 the victim and Hill, who knew each other before the shooting, got into some sort of altercation outside the complex.

Hill reportedly fired several shots from a semi-automatic handgun, hitting the victim in the torso.

The scary scene played out in front of several witnesses and neighbors, who heard it happen.

Jason Hill (Courtesy: La Vergne Police Department)

“Well I heard pop pop pop pop. I was watching a movie, recognized pretty much it was a gun going off,” said Melissa Morell.

The victim was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Hill was booked into the Rutherford County jail and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and reckless endangerment