Suspect in dentist office shooting identified as school bus driver

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WVLT) -- A Tennessee sheriff says a man has fatally shot his wife at the dentist office where she worked.

Sullivan County Sheriff Jeff Cassidy told news outlets that a bystander at David A. Guy Dentistry in Kingsport then shot the man and held him until officers arrived. Cassidy said the bystander was legally licensed to carry a weapon. He called him a hero who “took care of the situation until police officers arrived.”

The shooter is identified as 63-year-old Harry Weaver, a Sullivan County Schools bus driver. Police said his wife, 52-year-old Kelly Weaver, had several apparent gunshot wounds.

Witnesses said the two were going through a divorce.

The sheriff said the woman was taken to a hospital after Wednesday’s shooting and pronounced dead. The man was being treated at a hospital, but his condition wasn’t immediately available.

News outlets report investigators were interviewing multiple patients and employees who were at the practice when the shooting happened.