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Johnson County man charged with attempted second-degree murder

By Tamas Mondovics

Johnson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a late night shooting incident on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 on Pine Mountain Road, in Johnson County, TN.
According to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, during the course of the overnight investigation facts were developed to lead to the arrest of Alfred William Pauley, 48.
As reported by News Channel 5 WCYB, an affidavit says Alfred William Pauley, charged with attempted second degree murder, told an investigator that he and his son John Pauley began arguing and he was hit in the side of the head. Pauley said his son had been violent in the past and backed him into a bedroom corner, the report said. Police reported that Pauley reached for a shotgun posted beside the door, pointed the gun at his son and then fired one shot.
Pauley was charged with Attempted Second Degree Murder.
The victim was listed in Critical Condition at an area hospital at the time of this press release.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the Ashe County North Carolina Sheriff’s Office assisted in the investigation.
Pauley is currently being held in the Johnson County Jail with a $50,000.00 dollar bond.
More to come as information becomes available.