Public tips help CCSD find second shooting suspect

9:46 am | November 1, 2013

After spending more than three days looking for a man in connection with a drive-by shooting, the Carter County Sheriff’s Department capitalized on additional manpower and public input to locate and arrest him.

Tommy Brummitt

Tommy Brummitt

In the early hours of Friday morning, officers with the CCSD arrested Tommy Ray Brummitt, 42, Elizabethton, who they say fired on houses in the area of Dry Creek Road, Brummitt Lane, and Scioto Road on Monday night.

Thanks to input received from the general public, Sheriff Chris Mathes said Brummitt was found at 156 Swimming Pool Road Lot 1, Hampton, the home of his girlfriend.

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