‘We are deeply saddened by the events’: Soaky Mountain Waterpark releases statement on shooting


SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — On Sunday morning, management at Soaky Mountain Waterpark released a statement following a shooting in the parking lot Saturday evening that left one woman dead. The waterpark emphasized its focus on the safety of guests and the ongoing investigation by police.

The Soaky Mountain management team is committed to our guests’ safety and we are deeply saddened by the events that occurred in our parking lot on Saturday evening after our waterpark closed.

The Sevierville Police Department is overseeing this investigation and we are fully cooperating with them. Because this is an active investigation we cannot comment on it any further.

Dave Andrews, General Manager, Soaky Mountain Waterpark

The Sevierville Police Department is still investigating the shooting, so far two people have been arrested.

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