Fatal Shooting at South Pittsburg Coffee Shop

UPDATE: Sheriff now confirms that the victim was South Pittsburg native Kevin Hudson. The suspected shooter is Robert John Bateh.  Bateh has now been charged.  Both were co-owners of the business.

Marion County News

from Marion County News



SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tennessee (WDEF) – A person was killed Monday morning at a drive through coffee shop in South Pittsburg.


It happened at the Dragging Canoe Coffee Trader on Elm Avenue around 8:30 AM (CST).


Sheriff Bo Burnett says one person is dead and another in custody.


But no charges have been filed at this point.


The TBI will handle the investigation.

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