|On July 22, 2020 at approximately 10:00 PM, Kingsport Police Patrol Officers and Detectives responded to Miller Village Apartments, located at 3844 Eastline Drive in Kingsport in reference to a shooting incident. Upon arrival they located two seriously injured victims outside one of the apartment buildings. Both victims had reportedly been assaulted inside one of the apartments.
One of the victims, a 22 year old male, had suffered severe lacerations from allegedly being “pistol whipped,” while the other victim, a 32 year old male, had sustained a gunshot wound. Both victims were transported to an area hospital for emergency medical treatment. The 22 year old male was treated and released; however, as of the time of issuance of this release, the 32 year old male remains hospitalized in serious condition.
This incident remains under active investigation by the K.P.D. Criminal Investigations Division with charges pending. As such, no further details, to include possible motive(s), suspect name(s), and/or description(s), will be released at this time. Additional information will be shared as it becomes available, but only at an appropriate point in the investigation.