Charges filed against teen in 4th of July shooting

Shortly before 1:00 pm on July 4, 2018, the Morristown Police Department responded to a shooting call at 807 Cleveland Avenue in Morristown. A 15 year old female was visiting the residence when she located a .380 handgun. She was handling the handgun when she accidentally discharged the weapon, striking Trevoke Barnes, an 18 year old white male, in the neck.

The female fled the scene. Investigators did locate the female and charged her with Reckless Endangerment. She is being held at Hamblen County Juvenile Holding. No detention hearing has been scheduled.

The victim, Trevoke Barnes, was flown to UT Medical and treated for non-life threatening injuries.