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Arrests made in Goree shooting

GOREE – Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the shooting in Goree.  Sheriff Hunter Embesi reports that on June 29, 2021, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office was contacted in reference to a man who had been shot in the early morning hours in Goree.

Deputy Ryan Thrash was the first to arrive on the scene and located the victim.  The victim suffered gunshot wounds to the leg and head and was transported to a nearby hospital.

Sheriff Embesi reached out to the Texas Rangers for assistance in the investigation.  After arriving on the scene and collecting evidence, the information gathered led to conducting interviews and multiple arrest warrants being signed for the accused persons.

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