Franklin County authorities on Wednesday charged a local man with reckless endangerment, aggravated assault and unlawful possession of a firearm after he reportedly fired shots through the front door of his home at 200 Methodist Avenue in Huntland, Tenn., according to a news release from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.
Donald Terrry Stubblefield, 27, is being held at the Franklin County jail on $150,000 bond and faces a date in General Sessions Court Jan. 5, 2012.
According to authorities, Stubblefield discharged a firearm through the front door of the home and left while another person present at the time went to a neighbor’s home to phone police. Huntland Police officers and the county’s Special Operations Unit responded to the home where they began a search for Stubblefield, the release states.
Stubblefield was found nearby and taken into custody without incident, authorities said.
Ben Benton is a news reporter at the Chattanooga Times Free Press. He covers Southeast Tennessee and previously covered North Georgia education. Ben has worked at the Times Free Press since November 2005, first covering Bledsoe and Sequatchie counties and later adding Marion, Grundy and other counties in the northern and western edges of the region to his coverage. He was born and raised in Cleveland, Tenn., a graduate of Bradley Central High School. Benton ...