**Tennessee Assault Nightmare: Baseball Bat and Skillet Attack Leads to Multiple Arrests**

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Tennessee Five Arrested in Brutal Attempted Murder Involving Baseball Bat, Skillet

In a shocking incident, five individuals have been arrested in connection with an attempted murder that left a 29-year-old victim with a skull fracture in August 2023. The LA News Center reported the details of this gruesome attack that transpired in Carter County, Tennessee.

Gruesome Assault and Injuries

According to authorities, deputies responded to a call reporting an assault on August 19, 2023. The victim was found suffering from severe head injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital for immediate medical attention.

The victim’s family informed deputies that he had been attacked by multiple individuals wielding weapons, including a baseball bat, brass knuckles, and a cast-iron skillet. They provided the names of the alleged assailants, who were subsequently identified as the five suspects.

Investigative Breakthrough

Deputies searched the scene of the incident and discovered a pool of blood and a broken cast-iron skillet next to the victim’s vehicle. They also processed the scene for further evidence.

Medical staff informed deputies that the victim had sustained a skull fracture as a result of the brutal assault.

Grand Jury Indictments

The Carter County Grand Jury returned indictments charging the following five individuals with a multitude of offenses:

  • Jerry A. Carden Jr., 33: Conspiracy to commit second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, aggravated assault (weapon), tampering with evidence, and filing a false report
  • Meesha Brieanne Williams, 32: Conspiracy to commit second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, aggravated assault (weapon), tampering with evidence, and filing a false report
  • Kelvin Lynn Bradley Jr., 24: Conspiracy to commit second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, and aggravated assault (weapon)
  • Daniel A. Shearl, 19: Conspiracy to commit second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, and aggravated assault (weapon)
  • Jeffery Scott Brooks Jr., 21: Conspiracy to commit second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, and aggravated assault (weapon)

Arrests and Release

Over the weekend, all five suspects were apprehended. All, except for Shearl, were released from custody after posting a ,000 bond each. Shearl remains detained at the Carter County Detention Center.

The investigation into this disturbing incident remains ongoing, and further details may emerge in the future.