ACSO: Man shot in Anderson Co., suspect in custody
When deputies arrived, they found a person suffering from two gunshot wounds.
ANDERSON CO., Tenn. (WVLT) - A man is in the hospital after being shot, according to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.
At around 2:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, ACSO deputies received a call about a shooting at 556 Pine Ridge Road. When deputies arrived, they found a person suffering from two gunshot wounds to the abdomen, the announcement said.
ACSO officials said that the person, who has not been identified, was immediately transported to a hospital.
A preliminary investigation determined the suspect to be 19-year-old Christian Staudenmeyer. Staudenmeyer was taken to a hospital to receive treatment for a gunshot wound to his leg.
When Staudenmeyer was released, ACSO officials said he was transported to the Anderson County Detention Facility.
Staudenmeyer was charged with tampering with evidence, reckless endangerment, and aggravated assault, according to the ACSO inmate list.
The incident is still under investigation, ACSO officials said.
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