Rockwood Man Faces Attempted Murder Charge in Cumberland Co Shooting

CUMBERLAND COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, detectives with the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department, and the 13th Judicial District Attorney General’s Office into a shooting Monday has resulted in an arrest.

On March 11th, at the request of 13th Judicial District Attorney General Bryant Dunaway, TBI agents joined deputies in responding to a report that a woman was shot at a residence in the 2000 block of Smith Mountain Road in east Cumberland County. The victim was transported by helicopter to a Knoxville hospital, where she continues to be treated for her injuries. During the course of the investigation, detectives identified Jonathan Duncan of Rockwood, an acquaintance of the victim, as the individual responsible for her shooting.

In the early morning hours Friday, Duncan was arrested by the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department’s S.W.A.T. team. Jonathan Duncan (DOB 09/20/1994) was charged with one count of Attempted First Degree Murder and one count of Felon in Possession of a Firearm. He was booked into the Cumberland County Jail with a bond of $1,035,000.

The family has setup a GoFundMe page to help with expenses if you would like to help.

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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