A Shootout was reported in the Lancing area of Morgan County around midnight Sunday. One man was struck in back of the neck/throat/face area with a .410 shotgun blast. Shots from a .40 caliber handgun were returned by another. That person was struck in the arm also by the .410. The house was hit by several rounds. Morgan County Sheriff’s Department was looking for a small white car with hatchback, at least 2 on board armed and dangerous, possibly headed to a hospital to be treated.
One person was taken to Roane Medical Center with a gun shot to the face area by the person hit in the arm. That person was then going toward Oliver Springs when he was pulled over by the OSPD and held for questioning by Morgan County. He later was allowed to go to the hospital for treatment.