911 AUDIO: Loudon Co. shooting suspect says, "I shot them"

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LOUDON COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- 911 audio obtained by Local 8 News Monday from the evening of the Loudon County shooting that left two women dead revealed a shocking admission in the double murder case.

Colby Cannon is accused of killing his sister and fiance.

In the 911 calls, suspect Colby Cannon can be heard saying, "They're not breathing ... I shot them."

According to investigators, Colby Cannon got into a fight with his fiancée, Bethany McKenzie, and kicked her out of the car on June 21. Authorities said Colby Cannon's sister, Taylor Cannon Creamer went to pick up her brother's fiancée and took her back to Cannon's house on White Wing Road. Authorities said Cannon reportedly fired five gunshots with a Smith and Wesson 9 mm at Creamer and McKenzie. A day after the deadly shooting, Cannon was charged with two counts of first degree murder and two counts of aggravated child abuse.

Loudon County officials confirmed to Local 8 News that Cannon called 911 after the shooting. In the calls, he referred to his sister-in-law, who was his actual sister, Taylor Cannon Creamer.

911 Operator: Loudon County 911, what is your emergency?
Cannon: You need to send somebody to my house, I just shot my sister and wife.
911 Operator: And you said you just shot your sister?
Cannon: And my fiancée, yeah.

The 911 operator asked about the alleged shooter's motive.

911 Operator: Was this on purpose?
Cannon: No, they were trying to fight me and all that, and I shot them.

Almost a minute into the call, the 911 operator asked Cannon to check if the victims were still breathing.

Cannon: They're not breathing.
911 Operator: They're not breathing?
911 Operator: Okay, do you still have the firearm in your hand?
Cannon: No, I don't

Further into the 911 call, Cannon discloses to the operator that there are children at the scene. Their voices can be heard crying in the background.

911 Operator: And you said neither one of them are breathing?
Cannon: No.
911 Operator: And what happened, you said they were fighting?
Cannon: They were fighting because my wife was starting to leave me.
911 Operator: You shot and hit both of them and neither one is breathing, correct?
Cannon: No.
911 Operator: Where did you shoot them at? Like in the head, or?
Cannon: I shot them in the middle area of the body. I don't know.

Cannon now faces two counts of first degree murder and two counts of aggravated child abuse.

Creamer was married and a mother of a 3-year-old boy and 1-year-old boy.

McKenzie was the mother of 3 young children.

Stay connected to Local 8 News as the investigation unfolds.

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