Man charged with first degree murder after deadly shooting in Bristol

Robert Seth Denton
Robert Seth Denton

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Sullivan County District Attorney’s Office has charged Robert Seth Denton with three counts of First Degree Murder after a shooting in Bristol Saturday.

Denton has also been charged with Aggravated Assault and Reckless Endangerment.


 

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office said three people are dead, and a child is recovering in the hospital after a shooting at a home in Bristol, Tenn. Saturday.

henson road shooting

According to Leslie Earhart, Public Information Officer for the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, one of the victims, a man, was airlifted to Johnson City Medical Center where he later died. She said the shooter was also taken to Johnson City Medical Center.

Two of the other victims, both women, were found dead on scene. Earhart said the fourth victim, a child was taken to Bristol Regional Medical Center and is in stable condition.

Earhart said there were several children in the home at the time of the altercation, the other children were not hurt.

The shooting is still under investigation.


SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that sent multiple people to the hospital Saturday evening.

According to Leslie Earhart, Public Information Officer for the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched to the house on Henson Road around 5:45 p.m. Saturday. Earhart said multiple people were shot in what appears to be a domestic incident.

She said one victim was airlifted to the hospital, the others were taken by ambulance to different hospitals in the area.

The investigation is still ongoing.


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The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office said its investigating reports of a shooting on Henson Road in Bristol, Tennessee.

No other details are available at this time, but we have someone on scene and are trying to gather more information.

We’ll provide updates as soon as they are available.

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