Suspect in Seymour gas station shooting identified

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SEYMOUR, Tenn. (WATE) — Officials say a domestic-related altercation led to a shooting at a Seymour gas station, leaving one hospitalized and one arrested Tuesday night.

Sheldon Rosenbaum, 38, of Corryton, was arrested and charged with attempted first-degree murder, especially aggravated kidnapping, two counts of aggravated assault and felony possession of a weapon.

He is being held for arraignment and also has outstanding felony charges in Jefferson County.

According to Deputy Chief Michael Hodges with the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office, the altercation began at the White Star Market in Seymour. A woman’s ex-boyfriend assaulted her, then shot her current boyfriend.

Rosenbaum fled the scene in a vehicle, but after a short pursuit he was taken into custody on Sevierville Road in Knox County.

The victim was been taken to UT Medical Center hospital for treatment.

Earlier: Seymour fire officials: Shooting, pursuit results in arrests

A reported shooting and pursuit Tuesday night along Boyd’s Creek Highway resulted in the arrest of unknown suspects.

According to tweets shared by the Seymour Volunteer Fire Department, drivers were told to avoid the area of Boyd’s Creek Highway at Chapman Highway and Old Sevierville Pike, which had been closed due to a police incident from a shooting.

Some moments later, Seymour VFD tweeted that suspects were in custody; Boyd’s Creek Highway remained closed between Pitner Road and Wade Road.

Drivers were asked to use alternative routes.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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