Pregnant mom and toddler killed when driver targets ‘randomly chosen pedestrians’: Cops

Authorities in Tennessee say 33-year-old William David Phillips was arrested on suspicion of killing two people and injuring another in a crash that ended with his vehicle inside a Jefferson City store this week.

If you’re enjoying Scope News, please click here to support journalism without an agenda.

A pregnant woman, 30-year-old Sierra Wilson Cahoon, and her 2-year-old son, Nolan, were killed when the car struck them just moments after another pedestrian, 61-year-old Tillman Gunter, was injured in a similar manner.

Gunter and an employee of the store Phillips allegedly crashed into were reportedly transported from the scene to an area hospital.

The suspect is accused of an “intentional act of violence toward randomly chosen pedestrians,” police say. He is expected to face criminal charges including two counts of murder in the first degree and one count of attempted murder.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s