At approximately 1:30 a.m., deputies were called to Highway 321. When they arrived, they encountered two men, one of whom had gunshot wounds to the upper arm.
Based on witness statements, investigators went to a nearby residence on Swimming Pool Road, where they found physical evidence linking 34-year-old James Terry Pierce to the shooting. Pierce was taken into custody on a violation of probation warrant and has been charged additionally with aggravated assault.
Pierce is being held at the Carter County Detention Center on a $10,000 bond for the aggravated assault and no bond for the violation of probation.