There’s a Devil Loose: 5 People Killed in Sumner County, TN; Person of Interest in Custody

Michael Cummins (Photo: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation)
Michael Cummins (Photo: Tennessee Bureau of Investigation)

SUMNER COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – Sumner County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating after multiple people were killed in Sumner County, according to officials.

Sheriff Sonny Weatherford said multiple people were killed at a home in the 1000 block of Charles Brown Road in Sumner County near Westmoreland.

TBI confirmed that a fifth person was found dead at a home in the 1500 block of Luby Brown Road.

Agents are looking for a person of interest in the killings. Michael Cummins, 25, is wanted in connection to the homicides. Police said he may be in the woods near the scene at Luby Brown Road and armed.

TBI spokesman Josh DeVine said there could possibly be a sixth victim that was taken to the hospital, but TBI has not confirmed that.

Sheriff Weatherford confirmed that Cummins was shot and is in police custody.