Loudon authorities investigate accidental shooting

News Sentinel

KNOXVILLE Authorities are investigating an accidental shooting that was reported earlier this afternoon in Loudon County, officials said.

Details were sparse, but Emergency 911 dispatchers said the accidental shooting was reported at 2:45 p.m. at a location in the south end of the county.

Dispatchers could not give a more specific location, but said one person was shot who did not sustain life-threatening injuries.

Loudon County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating.

More details as they develop.