On 23 April 2016 at about 1:00 AM, Tipton County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the 5700 block of Old Memphis Road regarding a shooting. Upon arrival, deputies determined that one of the occupants, Dana Rapp, was shot in the hip. The single shot came from outside the residence and entered into the bedroom where the victim was sleeping. At the time of the incident there were 8 adults and children in the Brighton home.
Detectives responded to the scene and determined the round entered from the exterior of the front portion of the residence, traveled through the wall, traveled through the mattress and struck the victim in the hip. The victim was transported to Regional One in Memphis where she is in stable condition.
The area was canvassed, but no vehicle description or suspect information was determined. Detectives are continuing to interview witnesses in the case today and collect evidence.
“We need assistance from the citizens that may have heard or seen something suspicious in the area of Old Memphis Road to contact detectives. I am thankful the victim survived this random shooting into their home.” said Sheriff J.T. “Pancho” Chumley.
This article originally appeared as a press release from Tipton County Sheriff's Office.