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35-year-old man is charged with attempted second-degree murder after authorities say he shot at deputy during car chase

Williamson County, TENNESSEE – According to the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office, his name is Samuel Bennett and he was taken into custody on Thursday.

The 35-year-old man is now facing multiple charges, including: attempted second-degree murder, evading arrest, unlawful carrying/possession of a weapon, theft of property over $2,500, driving on a revoked/suspended license, and violation of registration law.

WCSO deputy reportedly attempted to stop the suspect’s car for expired tags on Old Pinewood and Daugherty-Capley roads.

Bennett refused to stop, leading the deputy on a car chase.

The 35-year-old suspect then fired three shots from an AR-15 at the deputy during the pursuit, hitting him in the shoulder.

Bennett wrecked his car shortly after.

The deputy was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Bennett is being held on $875,000 bond.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.