Victim identified in Loudon County Shooting

Left – Victim Christopher Watson, Right – Suspect John Dixon Jr

A Loudon County man is facing murder charges after his arrest Tuesday.

Officers found 34-year-old Christopher Watson dead from a gunshot wound on Tinnel Lane. 31-year-old John Dixon Junior and a woman were arrested on Martel Road.

Officials say Dixon shot and killed Watson. He’s charged with First-Degree Murder and booked on an $850,000 bond.

Investigators say the woman is considered a witness.

 

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