Watauga man charged with aggravated assault in Monday shooting

Published 10:35 pm Monday, January 23, 2023

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JONESBOROUGH – According to a release from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Allen England, 47, of Watauga, has been charged with aggravated assault in a shooting that occurred Monday afternoon in the 200 block of Furnace Road.
According to Sheriff Keith Sexton, Deputies responded to a 911 call at 2:25 p.m. Monday and found England standing in the road with a firearm on the ground next to him. He was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Washington County Detention Center.
The victim was transported by emergency medical services to a local hospital for treatment.
England is being held on a $25,000 bond, and his first court appearance will be at 1:30 p.m., Jan. 24, in Washington County Sessions Court.

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