A disgruntled employee shot his former manager in the face at a business in Nashville, Tennessee this past Thursday on Jan. 11. NewsChannel5.com published a story about the incident on their website.
The incident occurred at around 10:00 am this past Thursday at Resolution Inc. Resolution Inc. is located on Darbytown Dr. Darbytown Dr. isn’t that far from Old Hickory Blvd. and Dickerson Pike.
The suspect, identified as 62-year-old Ronald Kirby, confronted his former manager. Kirby then shot his former manager in the face. The former manager, 59-year-old Ronald Francis, suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Paramedics transported Francis to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
An employee at Resolutions Inc. returned fire. None of his shots hit Kirby. A different employee at the company was hit on his chin by a ricocheting bullet. It’s been determined that the injury to the employee’s chin was minor. Skyline Medical Center treated the employee hit on the chin.
After shooting Francis, Kirby ran into a nearby Dollar General Store. He attempted to hide in a storage area. Metro Police spokesperson Don Aaron said that Kirby didn’t fight with SWAT Team members. When asked, the suspect acknowledged that he was in the storage room.
The SWAT Team discovered Kirby’s firearm lying next to him. The suspect has been charged with 3 counts of aggravated assault. So far, he’s refused to answer any investigator questions.
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