Bradley County Sheriff investigating incident on Clay Baker Road
UPDATE: The Bradley County Sheriff's Office is investigating an incident that happened on Clay Baker Road around 6:30 Saturday evening.
BCSO says a man was found wounded along the side of the road. Sheriff Steve Lawson says someone found the victim and got help calling 911.
"We received a call, 911 center received a call, that an individual has flagged some folks down on Clay Baker Road here in Bradley County,” he said.
Wilson says that's when BCSO responded to the scene.
"Our units responded. Found out it looked like he had been in some type of altercation,” he told Channel 3 at the scene. “Several wounds were apparent to them. They called EMS who in turn, he was taken to the hospital."
Lawson says he didn't want to be more specific about the type of wounds the victim had until he had been checked out by doctors. And Saturday night, the investigation began in full force.
"We have people at the hospital, we have people here at the scene, we've got people on the road which would lead to this area,” Lawson said. “So we're looking at different things, trying to put some things together as we speak.”
Lawson says people in the community are not at risk.
"We're piecing things together as we go,” Lawson said. “So if we learn anything the community needs to know we'll sure pass it along."
BCSO has not identified any suspects at this point. They say the investigation is ongoing.
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The Bradley County Sheriff, Steve Lawson, said the man had wounds but could not confirm if they were stab wounds or gunshot wounds.
He said 911 dispatchers were notified of an altercation at 6:26 pm Saturday night.
Officials said the victim was airlifted to the hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.
A suspect has not been identified but Sheriff Lawson does not believe it is a threat to the community at this time.
If anyone has information regarding this incident, they are asked to call the Bradley County Sheriff's Office at (423) 728-7300.
Stay with Channel 3 on this developing story.