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U.S. Marshals offering reward for suspect in deadly Covington, Tennessee, shooting

19-year-old Davarious Taylor is wanted for questioning in the death of 23-year-old Andrew Terry.
Credit: Covington Police Department
Davarious Taylor

COVINGTON, Tenn. — UPDATE 3/31/2021 - (U.S. Marshals News Release) - U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller announces the Marshals Service is offering a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of Davarious Taylor who is wanted for First-Degree Murder.

On March 11, 2021 Andrew Perry was shot to death in a vehicle near 150 block of Peeler Street, Covington, Tennessee. A warrant was issued for the arrest of Davarious Taylor for these crimes on March 12.

Taylor is considered armed and dangerous. A cash reward is being offered if information is given which leads to the arrest of Taylor. Call 731-571-0280.

“Our cash rewards are given in confidence,” said U.S. Marshal Tyreece Miller. “Citizens with information are encouraged to call.”

Credit: U.S. Marshals Service
Davarious Taylor Wanted poster

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3/12/2021 - Covington Police are searching for a man wanted in a deadly shooting Thursday night at an apartment complex.

19-year-old Davarious Taylor is wanted for questioning in the death of 23-year-old Andrew Terry. Terry was found shot Thursday about 10:50 p.m. at the Broadmeadows Apartments on Peeler Road in Covington. He was rushed to the hospital, where he died.

Investigators said they identified Davarious Taylor as the suspected shooter. They said he should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information or who knows Taylor's whereabouts should contact the Covington Police Department CID at 901-475-1261, or Detective Sgt. W. Nelson at 901-517-5580.