Sevierville Police: 1 dead, 2 arrested following shooting at Soaky Mountain


UPDATE: Sevierville Police confirmed that the shooting left one person dead.

Sarah Romine, 31, from Knoxville, Tennessee was arrested and charged with second-degree murder and multiple counts of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm while intoxicated.

SPD believes Romine shot both victims.

Joshua Dannels, 30, from Crossville, Tennessee was also arrested and charged with possession of a firearm while intoxicated. Both were taken to the Sevier County Jail for booking.

According to SPD, a Kelsy Cook, 24, from Loudon, Tennessee was airlifted to the University of Tennessee Medical Center by Lifestar Air Ambulance. She was pronounced dead later in the evening. Another woman also from Loudon was transported to LeConte Medical Center. Her injury appears to be non-life-threatening.

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Sevierville Police Department spokesperson Bob Stahlke confirmed SPD responded to a reported shooting at Soaky Mountain Waterpark just after 8 p.m. Saturday night.

The alleged shooter and two other individuals have been detained, according to Stahlke. The initial investigation indicates that an altercation occurred in the waterpark parking lot that led to shots being fired.

Stahlke said two women were shot, one was taken to UT Medical Center and the other was taken to LeConte Medical Center. Their conditions are unknown.

This is a developing story.

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