Claiborne County Man Allegedly Shot Brother

The Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office have charged a man with attempted criminal homicide after he allegedly shot his own brother.

Investigators responded to a shooting call on Payne Circle in Tazewell Thursday morning.

They believe that 55 year-old Matthew Overton and his brother, 51-year-old Adam Overton, were fighting and that Matthew shot his brother Adam, who was airlifted to the UT Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

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