Published: February 5, 2019


THE SEARCH CONTINUES FOR THE MAURY COUNTY MAN WANTED FOR ATTEMPTED 1ST DEGREE MURDER OF A POLICE OFFICER.  MEDIA SOURCES REPORT, JAMAL GARDNER, 47, OF COLUMBIA, IS ACCUSED OF SHOOTING MULTIPLE ROUNDS AT OFFICERS AFTER HE ASSAULTED HIS GIRLFRIEND SATURDAY NIGHT.  GARDNER THEN FLED THE AREA.  ON MONDAY COLUMBIA POLICE DEPARTMENT RELEASED THE VIDEO OF GARDNER’S ENCOUNTER WITH OFFICERS IN HOPES THAT ANYONE WHO HAS INFORMATION WILL COME FORWARD.  OFFICERS EXECUTED A SEARCH WARRANT AT GARDNER’S HOUSE ON WEST 2ND STREET IN COLUMBIA EARLIER TODAY.  GARDNER IS DESCRIBED AS A BLACK MALE, 6 FOOT 5 INCHES TALL AND WEIGHS APPROXIMATELY 290 POUNDS.  HE HAS A LETTER M TATTOOED ON HIS NECK.  HE HAS BEEN ADDED TO THE TBI MOST WANTED LIST AND IS CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS.    ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING THE WHEREABOUTS OF JAMAL GARDNER IS ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT 911 OR 1-800-TBI- FIND.