Deputies: Tazewell man shoots mother in their home

Deputies: Tazewell man shoots mother in their home

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Casey Shaw (Source: Claiborne County Sheriff's Office) Casey Shaw (Source: Claiborne County Sheriff's Office)

TAZEWELL (WATE) - A Tazewell man allegedly shot his mother in their home this week, according to the Claiborne County Sheriff's Office.

Police say it happened on the 1700 block of North Riverside Road in Tazewell.

Officials say 27-year-old Casey Shaw contacted police saying that he had shot his mother and locked himself in their home's bathroom.

Deputies say Shaw surrendered upon their arrival. They found his mother with gunshot wounds to the face and neck upon searching the home.

The victim was transported to the Claiborne County Emergency Room for treatment and later transferred to UT Medical Center.

Her condition is currently unknown.

Shaw is being held in the Claiborne County Jail on a charge of attempted first degree murder.

 

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