Hawkins County man charged after shootout with officers

Hawkins County man charged after shootout with officers

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Trevor Burton (source: Hawkins County Sheriff's Office) Trevor Burton (source: Hawkins County Sheriff's Office)

ROGERSVILLE (WATE) - A Hawkins County man was arrested and charged with attempted murder early Friday morning after a standoff with police officers outside his home.

Trevor Burton is charged with three counts of attempted first degree murder.

Deputies say they responded to a shots fired call at 7:30 p.m. Thursday on Campbell Drive in Rogersville.

Burton fired shots at the three officers who located him. The officers fired back, but neither the suspect nor the officers were injured.

Burton then hid in the woods. He was arrested at his home around 4:30 a.m.

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