Greene Co. deputies charge man with attempted first-degree murder


GREENE COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – Greene County Sheriff’s Office deputies charged a man with attempted first-degree murder following a report of a shooting at a home on Old Ducktown Road in Limestone.

According to a GCSO news release, deputies responded to the home around 12:30 a.m., where they found Kenneth Greg Foster lying in a ditch in front of the home.

Foster was reportedly highly intoxicated and was detained for questioning.

Inside the home, deputies found a man with a gunshot wound to his abdomen and EMS was called to the scene.

The man was flown to Holston Valley Medical Center l with life threatening injuries.

The man and another woman indicated to deputies that Foster had been staying at the house with them, and he and the other man got into an argument.

During the argument, Foster reportedly pointed a shotgun at the other man and shot him in the abdomen.

According to the release, the man was listed in critical condition in ICU at Holston Valley.

Foster was charged with attempted first-degree murder. His bond was set at $250,000.Copyright 2016 WJHL. All rights reserved.

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