Crimetracker: Authorities investigating shooting in Sweetwater

SWEETWATER, Tenn. (WVLT)-- Monroe County authorities are investigating a shooting in Sweetwater.

It happened near Jaynes Street just before 8 p.m. Sunday.

According to Sweetwater Police, Taryn Ogle was taken to Sweetwater Hospital and then flown to UT Medical Center, where she was released within the hour.

Ogle told police she was in the car with two other people at the time of the shooting. The driver of the car, Eric Camp, was grazed by a bullet and taken to the hospital with minor injuries. A third passenger in the car was not injured.

Detective John Scruggs told Local 8 News there was an altercation with a suspect in another car before the shooting happened.

Police are still tracking down the suspect.

Stay with Local 8 News as new information develops.

Join the Conversation!

While WVLT allows comments on articles, we ask that you respect the online community. Comments may be removed at any time for violations including:

  • Obscenity, profanity, vulgarity, racism, violent descriptions, name-calling or personal attacks.
  • Abuse of multiple accounts.
  • Off-topic comments.

Comments may be checked for inappropriate content or rule violation, but the station is under no legal obligation to monitor or remove comments. If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator. 
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

powered by Disqus


6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 201873491 -
Gray Television, Inc.