Updated: Sep 30, 2021
The Anderson Police responded to what appears to be an attempted Home Invasion Robbery in the 1300 block of E. 8th Street. Preliminary details depict that the female victim "Victim not named" observed a black male suspect later identified as Jeffery Flowers, DOB: 12/29/1980, kick in her back door and make entry. The victim then fled to the upstairs bedroom, retrieved a firearm, and shot the suspect before escaping to a nearby neighbor’s house. As police arrived on the scene, they secured the residence and located Flowers black male near the upstairs bedroom deceased. Supervisors on scene ultimately called detectives along with the Madison County Coroner’s Office, and the case remains under investigation. More details will be released as they become available.