published Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Two killed in Bradley County shooting

Seen Wednesday morning, this house at 184 Leatha Lane in northern Bradley County was the scene of a double homicide Tuesday at shortly before 9 p. m.
Staff Photo by John Rawlston/Chattanooga Times Free Press
Seen Wednesday morning, this house at 184 Leatha Lane in northern Bradley County was the scene of a double homicide Tuesday at shortly before 9 p. m. Staff Photo by John Rawlston/Chattanooga Times Free Press

Two people were found shot to death at a residence in Charleston, Tenn., Monday night, and deputies are searching for a suspect they believe is heavily armed, according to the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff’s deputies and Bradley County EMS workers were dispatched to the scene around 8:45 p.m. Inside the home, they found the bodies of two adults, according to sheriff’s spokesman Stan Clark.

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Detectives are aggressively looking for Aaron Dean Lawson, 32, who was last seen driving a 1997 Maroon or Red Ford Explorer. He is to be considered armed and dangerous and has active warrants for 2 counts of First Degree Murder, police said.

Deputies did not release the victims’ names Tuesday night.

Clark said deputies believe the suspect is driving a maroon, mid-1990s Ford Explorer with a black tailgate.

The sheriff’s department released no additional information regarding suspect information or a motive.

Charleston is located in the northern part of Bradley County, near McMinn County.

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April 20, 2011 at 5:48 p.m.
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