Hampton man arrested in connection with shooting
Published 4:29 pm Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Investigators with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office arrested one man after a shooting that occurred in Hampton early Thursday morning.
At approximately 1:30 a.m., deputies were called to Highway 321. When they arrived, they encountered two men, one of whom had gunshot wounds to the upper arm.
Based on witness statements, investigators went to a nearby residence on Swimming Pool Road, where they found physical evidence linking 34-year-old James Terry Pierce to the shooting. Pierce was taken into custody on a violation of probation warrant and has been charged additionally with aggravated assault.
Pierce is being held at the Carter County Detention Center on a $10,000 bond for the aggravated assault and no bond for the violation of probation.