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Fugitives Wanted for Attempted Murder on the Run in NY: Police

Police in Sullivan County in Tennessee say the two suspects kidnapped a woman and shot a man in the chest on Tuesday, then fled

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    Fugitives Wanted for Attempted Murder on the Run in NY: Police
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    Jarret Heitmann (left), 24, and Makayla Stilwell, 22.

     New York state police are searching for two fugitives who are wanted for kidnapping and attempted murder in Tennessee.

    Police said Saturday that 24-year-old Jarret Heitmann and 22-year-old Makayla Stilwell have been spotted in Pine Bush, New York, about 85 miles north of New York City.

    Police in Sullivan County in Tennessee said Heitmann and Stilwell kidnapped a woman and shot a man in the chest on Tuesday, then fled.

    The shooting victim, 34-year-old Dustin Bishop, was hospitalized for treatment of his injuries.

    The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of each suspect.

    It's not known if they have attorneys who could speak for them.


    Editor's Note: The headline in an earlier version of this story misstated what the fugitives are wanted for. They are wanted for attempted murder.

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