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Shooting/Suicide Saturday in Monteagle

At around 8:15 Saturday morning Monteagle Police responded to a shots fired call at the Marathon Store at Exit 135. Police found a female victim inside that had been shot in the stomach. As the woman received medical attention law enforcement began looking for the person responsible.

As officers were searching, they found the body of the person they believed did the shooting dead from what appeared to be self-inflicted gun-shot wound about 250 yards away from the initial scene under a flatbed trailer.

At last report, the female had surgery in a Chattanooga hospital and was listed in stable condition. No names have been given at this time.

Responding agencies: Monteagle Police, Marion County, Grundy County and Coffee County sheriff departments, along with the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Tracy City and Sewanee Police.

Lucky Knott

Lucky Knott

One of Southern Tennessee's most experienced and recognized news broadcasters and play-by-play sportscasters. Current news director for On Target News and manager of Rooster 101.5 FM. Knott can be heard on 93.9 The Duck, The Rooster 101.5 and Whiskey Country 105.1 and 95.9. He is currently the play by play voice of the Coffee County Red Raiders on The Rooster 101.5. Lucky has done play-by-play for over 3,461 sports events on Radio & TV. He also served 4 years as the Public Information Officer for the Coffee Co. Sheriff's Dept. and taught Radio/TV for 6 years at Grundy County High School.

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