Thursday, February 5, 2004

Johnson City, Tennessee

From the Bristol's of February 5, 2004

Johnson City Shooting

One man was shot, and another arrested during an attempted robbery last night in Johnson City.

At approximately 9:00pm, police responed to 120 E. Eleventh Avenue, after recieving a call that there had been a shooting.

Upon arrival ,the victim stated that two men he knew tried to rob him at knifepoint, at which point he retreived a handgun and shot one of the robbers in the chest.

He was taken to the Johnson City Medical Center for treatment.

The other suspect, Robert Eric Burton, was taken into custody and charged with attempted aggravated robbery.

The investigation is continuing, and more charges are pending.

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