Greeneville building official dies weeks after accidental shooting

Published: Mar. 13, 2016 at 12:20 PM EDT
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Mayor W.T. Daniels confirmed with CBS Affiliate News Channel 11 in Johnson City that Greeneville Building Official Jeff Woods died over the weekend.

Woods was injured in an accidental shooting late last month.

According to police, in February Woods was exiting his work vehicle when the .22 caliber handgun discharged. Woods was not on duty at the time.

The incident happened in the parking lot of a doctors’ office on Y Street.

Police said the bullet hit the left side of his stomach.

Woods was airlifted to the Johnson City Medical Center where he underwent surgery.

Mayor Daniels, who just learned of his passing Sunday morning, told us he believed Woods was in ICU at Johnson City Medical Center at the time of his death.