American youth coach shot over pee wee football fight (VIDEO)
The incident took place at Antioch High School in Nashville on Saturday after, according to police, the suspect became aggravated at the coach intervening in a fight between the two teams. The 42-year-old victim is now recovering according to a police report.
The suspect has been identified as 30-year-old parolee Eric Caruthers Jr.
BREAKING: Parolee Eric Caruthers Jr., 30, identified as the man who shot a youth league football coach Sat evening @ Antioch High School. Aggravated assault warrant issued. See Caruthers or know where he is? Pls call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. pic.twitter.com/Bz9iKBSU19— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) August 13, 2018
Caruthers dressed in a white tank shirt is seen confronting the coach under a set of tents, eventually drawing his weapon and shooting the victim twice in the right leg.
Dude shot, or tried to shoot, the head coach of a pee wee football team in Antioch (Nashville.) Right in front of the kids smh pic.twitter.com/geVGFV9Mft— Patrick Simpson (@_PatrickSimpson) August 14, 2018
An arrest warrant has been issued by authorities for Caruthers on a felony of aggravated assault, who remains on the run following the incident.