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Man arrested after shooting in Hawkins County

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A Rogersville man was arrested Sunday after authorities say he forced his way into a home and shot someone inside.

According to the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office, Rodney Allen Bailey, 31, forced his way into the back door of a home, kicked in the bedroom door, and shot a woman in the upper torso.

Sheriff's deputies say the woman was Bailey's ex-girlfriend, Sara L. Davis, 32, 397 Manis Road of Rogersville.

She was transported to Holston Valley Medical Center.

Another man, Ronnie Chet William, 30, 800 Locust St. of Rogersville, was also in the bedroom at the time of the incident and was hit in the head with a pistol before Davis was shot. William was able to wrestle the gun from Bailey before he left the home.

The woman's two children, ages 9 and 7, were inside the house a the time of the shooting.

An investigation revealed that a tire on William's vehicle parked in the driveway had been cut.

Bailey was arrested and charged with two counts of attempted first degree murder, one count of especially aggravated burglary, two counts of felony reckless endangerment, one count of possession of a firearm in commission of a felony, and one count of vandalism.

He was being held in the Hawkins County Jail on a $750,000 bond.

Bailey is scheduled to appear in Hawkins County Sessions Court Wednesday.

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