A joint investigation with special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and investigators with the McMinnville Police Department and the 31st District Attorney General’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a McMinnville man, Terrence Lamont Malone, 43, on a murder charge.
On Friday, at the request of 31st District Attorney General Lisa Zavogiannis, agents and investigators began investigating a shooting that occurred on Lind Street in McMinnville. Darius Michael Bishop, 33, was at home with several other people when two masked men forced their way through the front door. Mr. Bishop confronted the men, and was shot. He was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
On Sunday, law enforcement officers arrested Malone, 43, and charged him with one count of felony murder and one count of especially aggravated burglary. He was booked into the Warren County Jail, where his bond was set at $1,500,000. The investigation is ongoing.