published Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Cumberland County: Man, 19, shot in money dispute

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

Investigators said in a news release Wednesday that Christopher Allen Taylor, 23, of Gordon Lowe Road, was charged with shooting 19-year-old Otis Shane Henry in the face at his home.

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

Henry was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.

Taylor is in the Cumberland County Justice Center awaiting a bond hearing.

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