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Woman turns self in after shooting at victim near Sweetwater police headquarters

The Sweetwater Police Department said a woman turned herself in Friday afternoon after reportedly shooting at a victim near police headquarters.
Published: Dec. 4, 2020 at 10:58 AM EST|Updated: Dec. 4, 2020 at 4:49 PM EST
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SWEETWATER, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Sweetwater Police Department said a woman turned herself in Friday afternoon after reportedly shooting at a victim near police headquarters.

According to Chief of Police Eddie Byrum, officers were alerted to shots fired by their clerk. Officers arrived on scene and said they saw a vehicle, which had hit a pole, and had been shot at. The suspect who shot at the victim turned herself in shortly after.

“She turned herself in … with no major events, no resist, nothing like that,” Byrum said. “She got out and willingly told us where the gun was at and what was going on.”

The suspect was taken into custody and no one was injured, police said.

Police have not revealed the suspect’s identity.

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