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Claiborne County Sheriff’s emergency room dispatch leads to arrest



Devon Phillips
Devon Phillips (Claiborne County Sheriff's Office)

Claiborne County Sheriff’s Department responded to an emergency room call on Thursday that led to the arrest of Devon Phillips.

On Thursday, just before 1:30 p.m., Claiborne County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to the Claiborne County Hospital emergency room. The call was in report of a gunshot victim.

Investigators were told by witnesses the victim was shot by Devon Phillips, who fled the scene after the altercation.

Phillips was arrested the following day and charged with aggravated assault with the use of a deadly weapon.

His bond was set at $250,000 after he was arraigned on Sunday.

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