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According to Metro Police records, Ervin Kent, 33, is charged with aggravated assault. The victim told police that Kent went to a home where his children's mother lives on Monticello Street at around 10 p.m. and confronted a visitor.
According to the police affidavit, Kent knocked on the door and said "This is my family; you are going to die tonight!" and began shooting. The victim was hit in his upper left thigh and right shoulder.
When officers arrived the Kent and the victim were wrestling over the gun. The victim was rushed to Vanderbilt Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. He has been released.
Kent's bond is set at $250,000.
Wednesday, January 9 2013, 07:04 AM CST
Couple's bodies found in their Blount County home
May 20, 2013 20:14 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Blount (blunt) County sheriff's office says preliminary results of autopsies on the bodies of a couple found dead in their home in Louisville (LEW'-ihs-vil) show their deaths are consistent with murder-suicide.
Marian O'Briant said in an email that it appears 54-year-old Steven Adkins shot 53-year-old Rebecca Adkins, then shot himself.
O'Briant said a family member found the bodies Sunday night. It wasn't clear how long they had been dead.
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