Centerville, Tennessee Man Arrested Following Fatal Shootings in Hickman County

CENTERVILLE, TN – According to TBI, an investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation in Centerville has resulted in the arrest of a man in connection to a subsequent deadly shooting.

On Friday, at the request of 32nd Judicial District Attorney General Hans Schwendimann, TBI special agents began investigating the death of Wallace D. Rediker (DOB: 3/19/53) who was found fatally shot outside of his home in the 3100 block of East Beaverdam Road. 

The investigation revealed his neighbor, David N. Katahn (DOB: 3/25/53), was the person responsible for the shooting.  Katahn was subsequently found fatally shot in his driveway.  Evidence and statements revealed John E. Rediker (DOB: 1/14/88) as the person responsible.

Friday evening, TBI agents arrested J. Rediker on a charge of Criminal Homicide.  He was booked into the Hickman County Jail, where he is being held without bond pending his first court appearance.


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