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Christopher Lee Roberts (ACSD)

Suspect in Clinton shooting arrested

Tuesday, the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department announced that investigatiors had arrested the suspect in a deadly Thursday night shooting just outside Clinton.

45-year-old Christopher Lee Roberts was arrested without incident on Tuesday afternoon at a relative’s home on Ridenour Circle, where the ACSD says he was living in an outbuilding on the property. Roberts was booked into the Anderson County Jail, charged with criminal homicide, and as of this morning, remained in custody without bond.

Roberts had been sought in the shooting death of 48-year-old Bradley Charles Bivens of Clinton, which occurred Thursday night at a home on Sinking Springs Road.

Authorities have not released information on a possible motive, and the investigation is continuing.

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Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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