Sullivan County

UPDATE: Shooting investigation underway in Sullivan county


According to the homeowner, Cynthia Townsend, at around 8:00 this evening shots were fired, after a disagreement between vistors that were at the home.

Townsend says that during the disagreement, one hit the other in the head with the gun, and a shot was fired into the air.

The Sullivan County Sheriff's Office says the patient is expected to be ok.

WCYB would like to remind readers that this is just an eyewitness account. Investigators are still looking into the facts.



Sullivan county investigators are on the scene of a shooting near George Carr Road in Blountville. One person has been taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound. Rebecca Pepin  is on the scene. She spoke with a neighbor and is gathering the facts. We'll have a live report from Blountville, TN on News 5 Tonight at 11.


Sullivan county authorities are searching for someone in a wooded area near George Carr Road in Blountville. Investigators on scene are not releasing any details right now. We will have a live report on this developing story coming up on Fox Tri-Cities at ten and on News 5 Tonight


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