This afternoon shortly before 3pm an incident in Rockwood a man suffered a gunshot wound that was accidental, according to Rockwood Police Chief Bill Stinnett. He stated it happened inside the Roane Vape Shop which is in the same shopping center facility that the Tennessee Department of Safety. Stinnett said two men were looking at a pistol inside the vape shop when the gun went off striking one man, whom we did not get a name on, in the ankle. No serious injuries were reported to the man believed to be in his 60’s. He was transported to Methodist Medical Center by ambulance. More details when they become available.
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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