Johnson County man charged with attempted murder


A Mountain City man has been charged with attempted second-degree murder, according to Johnson County Sheriff’s Office investigators. 

In a news release from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies said they responded to a shooting Wednesday on Pine Mountain Road. 

Alfred William Pauley has been charged with attempted second-degree murder.

The victim in this case, who has not yet been identified by auhtorities, was last listed in critical condition at an area hospital. 

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Ashe County North Carolina Sheriff’s Office assisted in the investigation.

Pauley is currently being held in the Johnson County Jail with a $50,000.00 dollar bond.

No further details about the incident were immediately available. 

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