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Dyer County deputies arrest man accused of shooting three people

Robert Bevis

DYER COUNTY, Tenn. — The Dyer County Sheriff’s Office has captured a man accused of shooting three people.

Sheriff Jeff Box told WREG deputies responded to a shots fired call near Earl Carter Road at 4:56 p.m. Thursday.

They found three people who had been shot. Two male victims were flown to Memphis. A female victim who was 32 weeks pregnant was also injured. All three were rushed to the Regional Medical Center in critical but stable condition.

A source told WREG’s Luke Jones the shooting happened during a drug deal that went south.

Deputies say the suspect ditched his vehicle and took off running across a field. He was located just before 6 p.m. with a female.

Deputies identified the man as Robert Bevis Jr. and the woman as Adrienne Karathanasis.

Bevis was charged with three counts of attempted first-degree murder.

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