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32-year-old man arrested on multiple charges after he fired at THP Special Operations troopers during the execution of a narcotics search warrant

Nashville, TENNESSEE – Metro Police said the 32-year-old suspect was arrested and taken into custody on Tuesday.

His name is Michael Short, Jr. and he is now charged with five counts of attempted murder.

Metro Police said the 32-year-old man reportedly fired at Tennessee Highway Patrol Special Operations troopers during the execution of a narcotics search warrant at an apartment complex on Apache Trail.

The search warrant was issued in conjunction with an ongoing Tennessee Bureau of Investigation drug investigation.

Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers knocked on the apartment door and announced themselves.

After they did not receive an answer, the five troopers breached the door.

The troopers heard gunshots coming from the kitchen area and retreated out of the apartment.

The 32-year-old man was called out of the unit and was taken into custody shortly afterward.

No troopers returned fire during the incident.

This incident remains under investigation.