Warrant Issued for Smyrna Shooting Suspect


On October 26, 2018 a male juvenile was shot in the area of Katherine Suzanne Way in Smyrna. The victim was treated at Stonecrest Medical Center and is currently in stable condition.

A warrant for Aggravated Assault has been issued for James Gaines, age 18. Gaines is described as a black male, 6’ tall and weighs 160 lbs.

If anyone has information regarding Gaines or his location, please contact Smyrna Police at (615) 459 – 6644 and do not to approach him. He is considered armed and dangerous. Image of Gaines is attached.

This is an active and ongoing investigation and no further information will be released at this time.