published Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Cumberland County man shot in dispute over money

Cumberland County, Tenn., authorities have charged a Westel man with attempted first-degree murder in connection with a shooting Monday over money, according to authorities there.

Investigators stated in a news release today that Christopher Allen Taylor, 23, of Gordon Lowe Road in Westel, was charged with shooting 19-year-old Otis Shane Henry in the face at a home at 2171 Paysville Road.

According to authorities, Taylor went to Henry’s residence to collect money Taylor said was owed to him. Taylor displayed a handgun and shot Henry in the face, the release states.

Henry was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, where he is being treated in intensive care, authorities said. There was no word on his condition.

Taylor is held in the Cumberland County Justice Center awaiting a bond hearing, authorities said.

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Echo said...

Taylor:Say old chap, do you have my money? Henry: It pains me to say I do not good man. Taylor:Kindly make good on this debt. I demand satisfaction! Henry: I will gladly pay you next week when my Nobel Peace Price annuity payment comes via post. Taylor: blam!!! blam!!! blam!!!

December 9, 2011 at 12:54 a.m.
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