$3000 reward offered for information in Blevins Road shooting

Published 2:58 pm Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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According to a release made by Carter County Sheriff Dexter Lunceford on Wednesday, the Carter County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $3,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the case of a deadly shooting that took place on Blevins Road Tuesday morning.

Investigators are looking for information about a small SUV that was seen in the area at the time of the shooting. They are asking for anyone who can identify the vehicle, the vehicle owner, or has pictures or video footage of the vehicle to share that information with investigators.

The SUV would have been in the Old Elizabethton Highway (State Route 91) area around 5:30 – 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday.

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Deputies responded at 5:46 a.m. to the drive-by shooting that claimed the life of nine-year-old Lillyhanna Davis. Davis was laying on a couch when a bullet went through the wall of the residence and struck her.

She died of her injuries after being transported to the hospital. Investigators are working actively to apprehend those responsible. No charges have been filed yet.

Anyone who has information, pictures, or video footage that could be related to the shooting is asked to call the CCSO lead investigator at 423-542-1849.