We’ve had reports of a shooting incident at Trammell Welding on Highway 9 north in Cedar Bluff at around 10:15 this (Tuesday) morning – followed by reports of an individual leaving the scene in a stolen truck.
Cedar Bluff Police Officers and Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Investigators were in pursuit, and Floyd County authorities were notified. The latest information we had was that the individual had bailed out of the vehicle and was being sought in a wooded area around Hardeman Cemetery – that’s off Highway 9 north in the area of County Road 773.
Tracking dogs are being brought in.
It appears no one was hurt during the incident at Trammell Welding.
We’ll have additional information as it becomes available.