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Roane shooting probed

The Roane County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred early Friday morning.

Deputies were called to a home on Sweetwater Road in Philadelphia, near the Loudon County line, at around 4 am Friday. When officers arrived, they found a man identified as Johnny Seals, with a gunshot wound to his hand.

He was transported to UT Medical Center in Knoxville for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Both Seals and another individual were interviewed at the scene.

As of the time this report was filed, there was no word on whether or not any charges will be filed in this case, but we will update you as developments warrant.

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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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