BREAKING NEWS – Shooting in Rockwood

Rockwood Police are investigating a double shooting that occurred this morning around 8am. According to Rockwood Police Chief Bill Stinnett, Police and Fire and Two ambulances where sent to the intersection of East Wheeler St and North Douglas after receiving a 9-1-1 call that a passerby found two male subjects shot alongside the road beside a car. It appears that both men knew each other and an altercation occurred at Wheeler and Douglas Avenue that resulted in shots fired and both men injured. One was shot in the abdomen and flown to U.T. Medical Center the other was shot in the hand and taken by ambulance to U.T. Medical Center as well. We do know one of the males was being held by Rockwood Police for questioning before being taken to the hospital. No other details are available at this time.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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  1. Does anyone know who was shot? I have relatives in Rockwood.

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