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Suspect Shot In Burglary

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Man Shot in Burglary
WCYB News Center 5
September 25, 2001

BLOUNTVILLE, TENNESSEE -- Sullivan County authorities have arrested a man following an early morning burglary.

Detectives say 26-year old Michael Sullivan was attempting to take items from a home in Blountville when the owner was awakened.

43-year old David Russell told investigators he shot the suspect when he mentioned a gun and made a quick movement.

No one else in the home, including Russell's wife and three-small children, were hurt. Sullivan is still hospitalized.

He's charged with aggravated burglary and theft under 500-dollars. No charges have been filed against Russell.

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