Two Men In Jail After Shots Fired At Police

ShootingA 19-year-old Tullahoma man was arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly firing several shots at four police officers.
According to a report by Officer Sam Campbell, Saturday morning around 2:30 a.m. after four officers, Campbell, Sgt. George Marsh, Rocky Ruehling and Cory Cannon, had conduct “bar checks” on South Anderson, the officers were standing beside their vehicles when a gray Dodge Magnum drove past them firing multiple shots.
The officers gave chase and stopped the vehicle near East Carroll Street. Inside the vehicle was the driver Jeffery Trace Magouirk, 23, of Woodland Street and passenger Matthew Tyrell Bryson, 19, of East Monroe Street.
According to the officer’s report, Bryson was in the passenger side floor board of the vehicle. Officers found a .40 caliber handgun containing six rounds of ammunition and an open container of alcohol.
Police checked South Anderson between East Warren and South Carroll Streets and recovered five .40 caliber shell casings on the sides of the streets.
Bryson was charged with four counts of aggravated assault, violation of the drinking age law and unlawful possession of a weapon. His bond was set at $107,500
When Bryson arrived at the Coffee County Jail, correction officers allegedly found a .40 caliber bullet in his pants pocket.
According to the police report, Magouirk had a strong odor of alcohol. He was administered a test on the intoximeter and transported to the Coffee County Jail.
Magouirk was charged with seven counts of aggravated assault, DUI and purchasing alcohol for an underage person. His bond was set at $108,000.
Both men are scheduled to appear in Coffee County General Sessions Court Sept. 4.