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One killed in Hampton shooting

John Thompson • Sep 7, 2018 at 5:54 PM

HAMPTON—The Carter County Sheriff’s Department is on the scene at the McDonald’s Restaurant in Hampton, the scene of a shooting around 6 p.m.

Sheriff Dexter Lunceford said one person was killled in the shooting and the suspected shooter is in custody. The identities of the victim and suspect have not been released.

Lunceford said his officers are continuing to process the scene of the shooting and no determination has yet been made on what caused the shooting or charges that may be placed.

The Johnson City Press will be covering the incident and provide further information as it becomes available.

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