New York police look for Tennessee fugitives; Home invasion may be linked

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Joe Torres has the details on the Tennessee fugitives.

New York state police are searching for two fugitives who are wanted for kidnapping and attempted murder in Tennessee, and they are investigating if the pair is responsible for an overnight home invasion.

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

The home invasion occurred at approximately 3:44 am in Bloomingburg, with the suspect or suspects entering a home on Altamont Road and taking personal effects.

One resident suffered minor injuries, and the investigation is ongoing.

Police in Sullivan County in Tennessee say 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.

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