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UPDATE: Bradley County deputies investigate morning shooting

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UPDATE: A man was airlifted to the hospital following a shooting in Bradley County on Wednesday.

It happened around 8:15 a.m. Wednesday on Zion Hill Road SE. 

Neighbors are feeling uneasy about the situation happening in their community. Investigators are questioning people who were possibly involved to get to the bottom of this.

"Scary. It's really scary," Sharon Thornton, a neighbor said.

One house sits between Sharon Thornton's home and a crime scene in Bradley County.

"I mean for something to happen that close to my house," Thornton said.

That fear has kept Thornton wondering about the "what if" scenarios.

She helps care  for her two young grandchildren. They enjoy playing in the yard.

"If it happened outside and the shooting outside and it came this way and hit one of my grandchildren, I wouldn't know what to do," Thornton said.

Bradley County sheriff's investigators said a man was shot at a home on Zion Hill Road Southeast. His injuries were serious enough to fly him to Erlanger.

"This is the first time since I've lived here that something like this has happened," Connie Stidger, another neighbor said.

Word about the shooting is spreading. Connie Stidger got a call from another neighbor down the road. 

"It's just a bad thing to happen in anybody's neighborhood. We're out in the country and it's kind of quiet here," Stidger said.

That sense of peace is what drew neighbors to the community. They aren't used to hearing about violence and now they feel their sense of safety is in jeopardy.

"I wouldn't want to be that person. I feel sorry for that person because I don't think no person because I don't think no person deserves to be shot like that," Thornton said.

It’s not clear who was shot and how many people are involved in the incident.

At this point, authorities have not released the victim's identity. His condition is also unclear.

Stay with WRCBtv.com as more information is released about the shooting.

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