KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – A Kingston man was taken into custody early Friday morning following a standoff with Roane County deputies and the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old woman.
Deputies responded to a reported shooting at a home on De Armond Road in Kingston around 12:30 a.m. Friday. Deputies found a woman who had been shot lying in the yard next to a mobile home.
Deetta Shavesha Weaver, 24, was later pronounced dead.
According to a Chief Deputy Tim Hawn, shots were fired at three deputies from inside the mobile home as they approached.
The suspect, identified as 50-year-old Clifford Amos Koontz, remained in the residence for almost two hours before surrendering.
Koontz was charged with first-degree murder, three counts of attempted murder of a police officer, aggravated assault and aggravated kidnapping.
No deputies were injured.