CLEVELAND, Ohio (WATE) – A man wanted for attempted murder in Bean Station was arrested early Thursday in Cleveland, Ohio.
Jerry Smith, 73, was wanted for attempted murder and possession of a firearm during a felony. Bean Station police said on January 6, Smith fired a shotgun at the victim on a houseboat on Cherokee Lake with the intention of killing him.
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Investigators later learned Smith had plans to travel to Cleveland and the U.S. Marshals’ Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force began investigating. He was located at a hotel in Cleveland where Smith was taken into custody.