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Suspect identified in Northgate Mall shooting

  • {Editor’s Note: Updated at 3:00 p.m. on Friday. We will update this story as it develops along with a time stamp of the update. }

    Hugh “Adam” Keckritz

    TULLAHOMA — At around 3 p.m., Tullahoma officials announced they’d identified a suspect in connection with yesterday afternoon’ shooting at Northgate Mall. Officials issued a felony arrest warrant for Hugh “Adam” Keckritz, age 22, of Franklin County. Law enforcement, including Metro Moore County Sheriff’s Department, are actively looking for the individual who should be considered armed and dangerous.

    On Thursday around 5:30 p.m., shots were fired following an altercation at the mall. The 19 year old victim suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen area and was transported to Tennova Harton’s Emergency Room initially and then transported via helicopter to an area level one trauma center, according to family members.

    Tullahoma Police Department dispatched a large presence and placed the mall on lock down. Shoppers at nearby stores were also immediately evacuated.

    Law enforcement from the surrounding counties are assisting in the search for the suspect, who is considered armed and dangerous. If you have information, call the TCP at 931-455-0530. •

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