Grundy County arrests suspect in double shooting

MONTEAGLE, Tennessee (WDEF) – Two victims are in the hospital and a suspect in custody following a shooting near Monteagle on Monday afternoon.

It happened at a home on Armory Road next to the South Cumberland State Park before 5 PM.

72 year old Yancie Dee Layne severe a severe gunshot wound to his right arm.

A 16 year old inside the home also was shot in the abdomen and lower chest.

The Grundy County Sheriff says both are in critical condition.

Monteagle Police took Layne’s son into custody at the scene.

49 year old Yancie DeWayne layne has been charged with two counts of attempted first degree murder and one count of aggravated assault.

Sheriff Shrum says “Sheriff’s investigators are still working to
piece together the events that led to the incident.”

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