Morristown man charged in connection to Sevierville bar shooting

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn.  — One person is injured and a Hamblen County man arrested following an early morning shooting that happened early on September 19 at a bar in Sevierville.

At 12:22 a.m., Sevierville Police Department officers responded to a shooting call at the Bluffs Grill and Tap, 1548 Parkway. Police found an adult man with a gunshot wound to his leg. The victim was transported to UT Medical Center to treat a non-life threatening injury according to officials. The man was not publicly identified.

Shortly after SPD officers found the injured man, a Sevier County Sheriff’s Office deputy stopped a vehicle on I-40 with people believed to have been involved with the shooting.

30-year-old Damian Hamblin of Morristown, was arrested and charged with reckless endangerment, possession of a firearm while intoxicated and simple possession of marijuana.

Police are still searching for two other people believed to have been involved with the shooting. One of them is the suspected shooter.