A man was fatally shot on Lance Street Friday night and the alleged shooter is being held on a $1 million bond.
According to District Attorney General for the 31st Judicial District Chris Stanford, at approximately 11:20 p.m. Friday night, the McMinnville Police Department and the DA's office began an investigation into an incident that occurred at a residence on Lance Street. In a press release issued Saturday morning, Stanford says, “As a result of the joint investigation, Jacob Omar Simpson was charged with criminal homicide after unlawfully shooting Jathan Allen Cagle outside of the Lance Street residence. Mr. Simpson’s bail is set at $1,000,000 and he remains in the custody of the Warren County Sheriff’s Department at the time of this press release.”
Stanford stated due to the ongoing nature of the investigation, this is all the information that will be released at this time in order to preserve certain evidence for the courtroom. He thanked law enforcement for its professional efforts to quickly secure the suspect and properly investigate the circumstances of the shooting.
More information will be released as it becomes available.