Family fight ends in fatal shooting in Carter County

Family fight ends in fatal shooting in Carter County

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CARTER COUNTY, TN (WJHL) - A family fight led to a fatal shooting at a home in the Watauga Community Thursday night, Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said.

It happened at a home in the 100 block of Hilton Hill Road.

Mathes said the shooting victim was a 26-year-old man who lived in the home with his girlfriend and her father.

A shooting suspect was taken into custody and transported to a local hospital for treatment of a medical condition, but Sheriff Mathes said he had no other information.

The names of the victim and suspect were not released.

An investigation continues to determine if charges will be filed in the case.


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