Dyersburg, Tenn. — Dyersburg police are looking for a man they say targeted and tried to kill a 19-year-old Dyersburg man on Wednesday.
According to police, the 19-year-old man heard knocks at his apartment door on Tucker Street around 9:20 in the morning.
When he went to answer the door, bullets came flying through and struck him in the chest, police said.
Emergency responders airlifted the man to Regional One Hospital in Memphis as he fought for his life.
Police said the shooter took off running from the scene and that he intended to kill the 19-year-old.
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