Man shot multiple times in Hawkins County; Suspect charged with attempted murder

Jimmy Dwayne Taylor age 45, of Rogersville (Source: Hawkins County Sheriff's Office)

HAWKINS COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – Deputies in  Hawkins County say a man was airlifted to the hospital and after he was shot multiple times. Now a suspect has been charged with attempted first-degree murder in connection to the case.

Jimmy Dwayne Taylor age 45, of Rogersville (Source: Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office)

The shooting happened on Saturday afternoon around in the 800 block of Thorps Chapel Road in Rogersville.

The victim, a 28-year-old man, was found on his front porch with multiple gunshot wounds in his left side. He was taken to the Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport by helicopter and is listed in serious condition.

Jimmy Dwayne Taylor age 45, of Rogersville (Source: Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office)

Jimmy Dwayne Taylor, 45, has been arrested and was charged with attempted first-degree murder in connection with the case.

Deputies say Taylor was at Rogersville home and had gotten into a fight with the victim.

Taylor is scheduled to appear in Hawkins County General Sessions Court today.

Deputies say an investigation into this case is ongoing.

News Channel 11 is following this story. We’ll post more details as they become available.

 

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