Aug. 18, 2017 – The Sequatchie County Sheriff's Department investigated a shooting at a residence on Signal Mountain Friday, arresting Stewart Luttrell, 31, of Signal Mountain, and charging him with aggravated assault.
The victim, which the Sheriff's Department has not identified, was transported by Life Force helicopter to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, where he is reportedly in stable condition.
At around 3:30 p.m. CDT, the Sheriff's Department responded to a report of a male that had been shot around the 3100 block of US 127 on Signal Mountain.
Upon arrival officers found a white male inside the residence that had been shot once in the side. Officers administered first aid until Puckett EMS arrived on the scene and took over treatment.
Detectives collected information from witnesses and the victim and were able to locate the suspect in a wooded area, where he was taken into custody.
Luttrell is being held in the Sequatchie County Jail with no bond, pending an appearance in Sequatchie County General Sessions Court.
The Sequatchie County Sheriff’s Office is leading the investigation, and stated they would like to thank the Marion County Sheriff's Department, the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department, and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) for their assistance.