Woman Shot, Deputy Hit By Broken Glass in Hamblen County

Hamblen County (WVLT) - A woman has been shot and a Hamblen County Sheriffs Deputy wounded after a domestic call Wednesday evening.

Sheriff Esco Jarnigan tells Volunteer TV News that deputies were responding to a domestic call at 1910 Meadow Run Road. When the deputy arrived on scene Jarnigan says shots were fired.

Jarnigan says the cruiser was hit three times. The deputy was hit by broken glass.

Jarnigan says a woman has been shot at the scene by the same person who shot at the cruiser. He would only ID him as the woman's boyfriend. She will be flown to UT Medical Center.

He also says the boyfriend is in custody.

Jarnigan says his deputy is being checked out but appears to be fine and is lucky.

Volunteer TV s Rob Pratt is on the scene.

Live coverage tonight at 11 and as it happens on volunteertv.com.


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