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Louisville Metro Police arrest man accused of murder in Paducah, Ky.

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Tracell Nunn (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Tracell Nunn (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police say they've arrested a man who was wanted for murder and attempted murder in Paducah, Ky.

According to Louisville Metro Police spokesman Dwight Mitchell, Tracell Nunn, 27, was arrested Monday night.

Police say that at 10:30 p.m., officers had stopped a car at Kramer Lane, near Matthews Avenue, when Nunn got out of the car and started running. At one point, Nunn allegedly pulled a gun and fired shots at the police officers.

Logan Price watched from his nearby home. 

"Next thing we know, this whole streets full of police officers and K9s, police helicopter," Price described. 

No shots were fired by the officers, according to Mitchell.

Nunn was arrested about an hour later in the woods in the 3300 block of Smith Road. The area is near the intersection of Cane Run Road and Kramers Lane.

"They put him on a stretcher and put him in an ambulance and boom he was gone," said Ricky Kramer, who was in a nearby parking lot. 

Nunn is now charged with two counts of attempted murder in connection with Monday night's incident.

According to Mitchell, there were warrants for Nunn's arrest out of McCracken County, Kentucky, where he was wanted for murder, attempted murder, possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, being a persistent felony offender and wanton endangerment.

McCracken County District Court officials tell us those charges stem from the April 16 murder of Gary Johnson.

Two other men also face charges in connection with the case, and are already in custody. Police say the suspects were shooting at each other when Johnson was hit and killed.

"He had been standing outside in the parking lot of the club whenever some individuals began shooting at each other," said Paducah Police Dept. Capt. Brian Laird. 

Nunn is being held at Metro Corrections. 

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