SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. - Detectives say a man wanted for attempted murder is now facing more charges,
During the investigation into Saturday's shooting in Sullivan County, detectives say they developed a new case against the suspect.
42-year-old Gregory Slemp is charged with attempted second degree murder stemming from a shooting incident on Hidden Valley Road. During the investigation, deputies say they uncovered evidence suggesting Slemp assaulted his ex-wife.
Deputies say the attack happened two days before the shooting incident.
The victim told detectives she was hit in the head with a toilet seat and was thrown in a 15-foot unfinished basement, with no stairs leading to it.
Police say friends found her there and she was taken to the hospital. She's in serious condition.
Slemp is now also facing a charge of especially aggravated kidnapping. He's being held without bond.
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