Police arrest suspect in Etowah shooting this morning
ETOWAH, Tennessee (WDEF) – Shooting victim in stable condition after a standoff in McMinn County on Monday morning.
It happened around 10:30 AM in Etowah.
Police were called to an alley at 10th Street and Washington Avenue.
A witness said there were three men there, one with a handgun.
The witness heard a gunshot and the men ran.
But police couldn’t find anything.
Then three hours later, they got a call about a man who had been shot that was at a home on County Road 530, several miles east of the town.
While checking that out, officers were told about the earlier shooting and a potential suspect who lived just a block away from the morning incident.
They went back to Ohio Avenue where they found a man who refused to come out.
20 minutes later, Steve Shadden did surrender to police.
He was flown to a Knoxville hospital with a gunshot wound where he was reported in stable condition.
Shadden faces charges of Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Dangerous Felony and Reckless Endangerment.
The investigation is continuing.