Hawkins deputies on the scene of shooting near Carters Valley landfill

CHURCH HILL — At least one person was hospitalized in a Thursday night shooting that took place on Cobb Road near Hawkins County’s Carters Valley landfill north of Church Hill. 

Sheriff Ronnie Lawson told the Times News the victim is still alive, everyone involved in the shooting was detained at the scene, and the area has been blocked off by deputies.

Lawson said the incident is under investigation and it may be morning before any press releases are issued.

“It’s going to take a while to sort out,” Lawson said.

The shooting report was issued by Hawkins County Central Dispatch shortly after 9:30 p.m.