Andersonville man hospitalized after shooting


ANDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – A man was hospitalized Monday after sustaining gunshot wounds to his leg.

Anderson County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to Defoe Road just after 10 a.m. Monday for a male with gunshot wounds to his leg.

Upon arrival, deputies located the victim and noticed a large amount of blood loss. A deputy applied a tourniquet to the wound prior to EMS arrival.

The victim was transported to UT Hospital and was in surgery at the last update.

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