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Man shot to death in Murray apartment

Mar 29, 2018, 10:35 PM | Updated: 11:04 pm

MURRAY — A 59-year-old man was shot and killed in an apartment, police said Thursday.

Murray Police Department Detective Kenny Bass said officers had not yet made an arrest in the case, as of Thursday evening, but they do not believe the suspect is a threat to the public.

The man in the apartment died before police arrived about 3:15 p.m. at the building at 4263 Jummer Way. His name was not immediately released.

Tom Mitchell, who lives across the hall at Birkhill Apartment Complex, a 55-and-older community, said he heard four gunshots.

“It was a nightmare happening within 30 seconds,” he said.

Mitchell said he saw a man with a black beanie hat and green pants run from the door.

Investigators did not immediately give a description of the suspect. They are currently speaking with witnesses and reviewing surveillance footage.

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