JCSO: Suspect Identified in Deadly Shooting in Strawberry Plains

Jonathan Lee Mays, 31 (Courtesy: JSCO)

JCSO: Suspect Identified in Deadly Shooting in Strawberry Plains

Jefferson County, TN (WOKI) Police in Jefferson County have identified the suspect in a deadly shooting Tuesday morning in Strawberry Plains.

Officials with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office say the report of a shooting came in around 10:00 a.m., and multiple agencies were dispatched to the scene in the 100 block of Thorngrove Pike.

The sheriff’s office responded to the scene, which is near Thorngrove Pike in the Strawberry Plains area, with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, JCSO said. (Courtesy: WVLT)

When deputies arrived, they found two people outside of a camper with gunshot wounds. One was pronounced dead at the scene; the other was taken to UT Medical Center. Their identities have not yet been released.

JCSO says after a short standoff, 31-year-old Jonathan Mays was taken into custody; he is charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, possession of a firearm as a convicted felon, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

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