A man called 911 Sunday, Oct. 6, claiming he was being followed, the Murfreesboro Police Department said. He fired shots while driving along the interstate, striking a vehicle and damaging his own, police said.
Mohamadu Bah, 21, told officers a vehicle started following him on South Rutherford Boulevard and continued onto Interstate 24 around 5:46 a.m. He also said he was being shot at, so he fired back, police said. Officers were flagged down at a gas station on John R. Rice Boulevard by passersby advising that a man, later identified as Bah, was allegedly shooting a firearm from his vehicle.
Officers said they discovered two bullet holes inside of Bah’s vehicle and his driver’s side window shattered. The handgun Bah allegedly had in his possession was reported stolen from Texas.
One of the victims told officers his vehicle had been shot multiple times while he was driving in the area of South Rutherford and I-24 toward Old Fort Parkway, the MPD said. The vehicle was struck several times by bullets; a tire was flattened. The victim was not injured.
The next day, another victim came to MPD headquarters and reported someone allegedly shot several times at his vehicle as he was driving in the same area, police said. The victim said as he was leaving work, he encountered a slow-moving vehicle and attempted to pass when the male driver sped up. Once on the interstate, the victim said the male began shooting at him and bullets were ricocheting underneath his vehicle. He also was not injured.
Bah was arrested and charged with reckless endangerment and possession of stolen property, MPD said. Additional charges are pending.