A Cookeville man, formerly of McMinnville, was shot and killed early Saturday morning at a residence on Fair St. in McMinnville. The victim was identified as 30 year-old Javier Wiley.
Wiley meet his friends, 30 year old James Garrett and his wife Megan at their residence on Fair St. on Friday night and went to several bars in Murfreesboro.
Wiley and Garrett got into an altercation on their way back to McMinnville.
After they arrived Garrett told Wiley he needed to leave. After Wiley refused, Garrett went inside his residence and came outside with an AR-15 rifle. Garrett warned him again to leave and then Wiley allegedly charged at him with Garrett firing multiple rounds, two hitting a residence across the street, and at least one hitting Wiley.
Warren Co. EMS arrived on the scene and transported Wiley to River Park Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Garrett was arrested and charged with criminal homicide. He is being held at the Warren Co. Jail without bond and will appear in General Sessions Court on Tuesday.
Photo of AR-15 is not the actual weapon used