UPDATE: Sullivan Co. man sought for attempted murder after allegedly shooting family member during 2019 argument


SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public’s help in finding a man charged with attempted murder in Sullivan County.

According to a tweet from the TBI, Daniel Wayne Wright is wanted by the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office for attempted second-degree murder and failure to appear.

According to SCSO Public Information Officer Andy Seabolt, Wright was involved in an argument with a family member on September 17, 2019.

Wright allegedly drew a gun during the argument and shot the family member in the chest.

Wright fled the scene, and a warrant for his arrest was obtained.

Anyone with information regarding Wright’s whereabouts is asked to call SCSO at 423-279-7330.

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