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4th person arrested in Harriman attempted homicide

HARRIMAN, Tenn. (WATE) - A fourth person has been arrested in connection with an attempted homicide in Harriman in March.

Joseph A. Martinez was spotted in Harriman and arrested following a traffic stop on Thursday. Earlier Thursday, three others were arrested Thursday and charged for their roles in the attempted homicide.

The Harriman Police Department says Bobby D. Jackson and David J. Jackson are each charged with attempted first degree murder, especially aggravated robbery, especially aggravated kidnapping and aggravated assault.

Cheyenne Presswood is charged with criminal responsibility for attempted first degree murder, criminal responsibility for especially aggravated robbery, criminal responsibility for especially aggravated kidnapping and criminal responsibility for aggravated assault.

Martinez is charged with especially aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assault, criminal responsibility for aggravated assault and for especially aggravated robbery.

Police were originally called to a home on Margrave Drive on March 26 for a report of a stabbing. Officers found the victim with several stab wounds to his back and his neck. His jugular vein had been nicked from the stab wound on his neck and he had suffered severe blood loss.

After he was taken to UT Medical Center for treatment, it was discovered the victim had also been shot in the torso and needed surgery.

Detectives conducted interviews and reviewed footage from a home security camera and a Harriman Utility Board camera and were able to obtain arrest warrants for the three suspects.

Bobby Jackson was arrested at Roane State Community College on Thursday with the help of the Roane State Police Department. David Jackson and Cheyenne Presswood were arrested at the same home on Margrave Drive where the original incident happened.

Police are still seeking a fifth person, Zachary Edward Perrine. Perrine is charged with especially aggravated kidnapping, aggravated assault, criminal responsibility for attempted first degree murder, criminal responsibility for especially aggravated robbery, criminal responsibility for especially aggravated kidnapping and criminal responsibility for aggravated assault. If you see him, please call 911. 


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