Cleveland Police Looking For Shooting Suspect



Cleveland police have just taken Donald Lee Abbott into custody for the murder of Marla Sharp.


Update: Victim is Victim is 44-year old Marla Sharp.

She owned the Little Diner on First Street near the court house.

Cleveland police tell our Erik Avanier that there were three people inside the home at the time of the shooting.

The suspect is her boyfriend, Donald Lee Abbott.

He was released from prison recently.


Cleveland, TN (WDEF) – Cleveland police are looking for a suspect in a deadly shooting early Monday morning.

They now say the shooting victim has died from her injuries.

It happened at a home on 3830 Westview Drive off Blythe Ferry Road.

Police found the woman around 2:30 AM shot in the upper torso.

They believe the shooter is her boyfriend, 46 year old Donald Lee Abbott.

Police believe he is driving a white 2013 Chevy Duramax with black stripes.

They consider him Armed and Dangerous.

He has outstanding warrants in another county.

Donald Lee Abbott

Stock photo of suspect vehicle

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