Man shot in the face in South Knox County

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A man was shot in the face with a shotgun in South Knox County Sunday night after a confrontation on Mutton Hollow Road.

Knox County Sheriff's Office Spokesperson Martha Dooley says Jim Carey was helping his brother with car problems at 3806 Mutton Hollow Road with they "encountered two men they apparently knew."

Dooley says an argument started just before 11 p.m., and one of the men drove a car into Carey's car and also into Carey's brother's car.

A second suspect shot Carey in the face with a shotgun, Dooley says.

Carey was taken to UT Medical Center with what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

Dooley says a suspect has been identified, but no charges have been filed in the case.


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  • by Anonymous on Jun 11, 2008 at 03:04 PM
    "For every action there is an equal reaction" the brothers acted and the men reacted what do you expect
  • by smith Location: knoxville on Jun 10, 2008 at 04:37 PM
    Karma has nothing to do with this if you have nothing good to say then go away coward that wouldnt put his or her name on here .. if it was your family member no matter what troubles they have or not had weighs nothing when it a loved one that is hurt.. I hope they have a public hanging for the 2 men that tried to take his life..
  • by Sharon Location: New Orleans on Jun 10, 2008 at 10:11 AM
    Your cousin from New Orleans loves you and wishes you well. Please know that your life means the world to many people. Your young son is watching and following in your footsteps. Please walk a straight line so he won't get lost.
  • by Anonymous on Jun 9, 2008 at 02:58 PM
    What comes around goes around. The brothers are a bunch of drug addicted theifs. rumor is they stole from these people and got revenge on the brothers.

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