Four Young Adults Charged After Allegedly Firing a Paintball Gun Halloween Night and Injuring Teen
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Four young adults are charged with aggravated assault for allegedly firing a paintball gun last night from a white Dodge Charger toward a group walking on Gallatin Pike near Greenfield Avenue in Inglewood, striking a 16-year-old girl in the eye.
East Precinct officers stopped the driver of the Dodge Charger, Danielle Cloyd, 19, a short time later, at 9:40 p.m., on Gallatin Pike. A paintball gun was recovered from rear passenger, Jatavious Fifer, 18. His brother, front seat passenger, Joseph Fifer, 20, admitted that the gun belonged to him. The fourth person in the vehicle was rear seat passenger Breiana Johnson, 19. All four occupants denied firing the paintball gun.
The 16-year-old victim was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for a significant eye injury. She was treated and released.
The suspects remain jailed in lieu of $15,000 bond each.