At approximately 12:50 AM on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, Jefferson County Deputies were called to the 5500 Block of 5th Street in Lipscomb. They arrived to find a 29-year-old male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim stated that he had been parked in the driveway at the residence, when he was approached by a black male who fired several shots at him. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment where he is listed in critical condition. The motive for the shooting is unknown at this time, as detectives are continuing the investigation.
The missing child, 4-year-old Jarren Austin, Jr., who was reported earlier as missing has been located and is safe.