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Fugitive from Carter Co. shooting that wounded 2 captured in Hampton trailer

November 1st, 2013 9:52 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

Fugitive from Carter Co. shooting that wounded 2 captured in Hampton trailer

Tommy Brummitt

ELIZABETHTON — The second of two cousins wanted in a series of drive-by shootings in Carter County was captured early this morning in Hampton, Sheriff Chris Mathes said.

"We had been closing in on Tommy Brummitt day by day, hour by hour since the Oct. 28 shooting on Dry Creek Road with the help of the media and the great citizens of Carter County," Mathes said.

Brummitt had been at large since the shootings in the Dry Creek community since Monday, when his cousin Michael James Brummitt was captured no long after the incidents.

Read more at the Johnson City Press.

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