1 dead, 2 injured in White Pine gas station shooting

     The White Pine Police Department said one person is dead and two others were wounded in a shooting Monday afternoon in White Pine.

The shooting, which is also being investigated by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department and Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, occurred near the Pilot and Weigel’s gas stations near exit 4.

     White Pine Police Chief Chad Cotter said police were dispatched around 3:45 p.m. in response to calls of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found three people suffering from gunshot wounds. The three victims were transported to University of Tennessee Medical Center. One of the victims died from their injuries.  Further details will be released Tuesday.